ProfitDash, a real estate agent tax app, now allows filing from phone

Users wanted the ability to push a button and file their taxes; now, they have it
  • A partnership between Hurdlr and H&R Block's Tax Edge will allow users of Hurdlr's ProfitDash platform to file their taxes from the app.
  • Hurdlr hopes to make ProfitDash widely available to the industry before April 15.

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In August last year, finance-tracking app Hurdlr released a real estate-specific version of its product for real estate agents; it partnered with Keller Williams to create ProfitDash. "Thousands of Keller Williams agents have been using the app," said Raj Bhaskar, CEO at Hurdlr, "and we've been taking their feedback." He said that real estate agents love it -- but they repeatedly asked for the ability to directly file the tax documents they'd prepared using ProfitDash instead of sending them to a tax professional to file. A screenshot from the ProfitDash tax dashboard "That was the no. 1 request -- 'Since you already do everything else, can I just push a button to file my taxes?'" said Bhaskar. Well, Hurdlr just announced a partnership with H&R Block's TaxEdge to allow ProfitDash users to do just that -- and the company says it plans to make ProfitDash widely available to the industry outside of Keller Williams sometime this year (hopefully before April 15). Why a...