Pageonce is one company you should look at first when looking to turn your BlackBerry into the perfect personal assistant. I know I know – it’s hard to top as it is. At CrackBerry, we’ve definitely brought you multiple, in-depth looks into what they offer. Check out my review of Pageonce. They continue to put you in touch with your bill and your financial situation; including managing what you can do with your money. On top of this, you can also keep tabs on your wireless usage and any travel details (flight status, weather, etc) – the perfect itinerary.
Today, some exciting news came down the pipeline. Just in time for (dun dun dunnnnn) Tax season, Pageonce announces a partnership with tax gurus H & R Block. Through the Pageone application, users can keep an eye on their tax refunds (especially the important detail of when they will receive it).This is available to users in the US only – and to those who are H & R Block At Home clients. With this solution that is now available, you should have some sort of alleviation of stress (and hopefully a good chunk of cash) coming your way. The Pageonce application is available in a free and premium version. The Premium version, valued at $6.99, offers real time flight information, an experience free of ads and password protection for privacy. Check out the official press release after the jump.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. and PALO ALTO, Calif. –– H&R Block (www.hrblock.com) and Pageonce (www.pageonce.com) today announced an exclusive partnership that allows do-it-yourself (DIY) filers to instantly know and easily track the status of their tax refund from the convenience of a mobile device. Now more than ever, taxpayers want to know when they can expect to receive their refund. With unemployment hovering at 9 percent and last year’s tax refund averaging $3,000, this could be the largest sum of money many get all year, and this free mobile tool will allow them to track it.
H&R Block’s Tax Center is integrated into the Pageonce mobile app and provides DIY filers with timely updates of the status of their tax return, and more importantly, their federal and state tax refunds. Users simply enter their H&R Block At Home username and password in the Pageonce mobile app, and their information is automatically populated into the Tax Center. Taxpayers can instantly see when their refund will arrive.
"After preparing their taxes as usual, H&R Block At Home clients can seamlessly track their tax refund status through the Pageonce mobile app," said Jason Houseworth, senior vice president of digital solutions for H&R Block. "The IRS offers a similar service on its Web site but the information isn’t available until 72 hours after a taxpayer e-files their return and then the site information is only updated on a weekly basis."
Pageonce is the top mobile personal finance service in the United States, providing users with access to their tax information along with their cash, bills, credit cards and investments. Pageonce is dedicated to simplifying daily financial life. The app automatically organizes financial accounts and collects transactions, helps manage bills and sends real-time notifications – all from the convenience of a mobile device.
"Tax season can be a particularly stressful time, but when you can see what’s happening with your return anytime, anywhere, you gain a sense of control and peace of mind," said Guy Goldstein, CEO and founder, Pageonce. "We aim to offer that same clarity and control around your daily finances year-round."
Pageonce Money & Bills application is available for free download at iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone 7 app stores.
H&R Block provides guaranteed, income tax return preparation services through its company-owned and franchise offices, and the H&R Block At Home online and desktop solutions. For an online tutorial, join H&R Block’s Get It Right Community tax forum, and visit its Facebook and Twitter pages.
About H&R Block
H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB) is one of the world’s largest tax services providers, having prepared more than 550 million tax returns worldwide since 1955. In fiscal 2010, H&R Block had annual revenues of $3.9 billion and prepared more than 23 million tax returns worldwide, utilizing more than 100,000 highly trained tax professionals. The Company provides tax return preparation services in person, through H&R Block At Home™ online and desktop software products, and through other channels. The Company is also one of the leading providers of business services through RSM McGladrey. For more information, visit our Online Press Center.
Pageonce is dedicated to simplifying daily financial life. The Pageonce Money & Bills service offers clarity and control over all accounts in one single place, automatically organizing bank and credit card accounts, tracking transactions, managing bills, and sending real-time alerts. With four million users in the U.S. and Canada, Pageonce is available free on iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone 7 and the Web. Launched in 2008, Pageonce currently tracks $556 billion in transactions, $55 billion in assets and $30 billion worth of bills each year. Privately held and based in Palo Alto, California, Pageonce is funded by Pitango Venture Capital and Silicon Valley angel investors. For more information, visit http://www.pageonce.com.