Automatic tax write offs for independent contractors
Keeper Tax is bringing tax know-how to the 99%. They help US contract workers automatically find tax write-offs in bank statements by monitoring their purchases for tax-deductible expenses. In the words of the founder, they do this by “using a team of accountants aided by fancy computer stuff.” Their users typically report ~$2-3,000 / year in write offs they would have missed without Keeper. The founder is a Computer Science major from Harvard with extensive experience leading product for Stride Tax, a mileage and expense tracking app used by hundreds of thousands of self employed people.