Certain applications can make the tax-preparation process less of a headache, writes Dave Johnson. For example, DocVault, which is free, helps you scan and organize important documents throughout the year. ItsDeductible is a free service that allows you to keep track of your charitable donations. If you've already completed your return, you can use the IRS' Where's My Refund service to determine when your refund is scheduled to arrive.

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