These 3 applications make creating expense reports a breeze

If you do a lot of travelling for work or simply have a lot of work-related expenses, you know how much of a hassle it can be to record receipts. Well, you’re in luck. There are now plenty of mobile apps that can do just that.


iReceipt is more basic than these other applications and includes an easy-to-navigate interface. You can take pictures of receipts or manually enter data. The application then sends you an expense report via text message.

Shoeboxed Receipt Tracker

Shoeboxed is an awesome application for anyone who’s not interested in writing out all the details of their expenses. All you must do is take a picture of your receipt with your phone and the app instantly enters the data: total, payment type and category. It then generates expense reports that you can send from your phone or export to Quicken or Quickbooks.


This app is ideal for just about anybody as it works across several mobile platforms. It can automatically import expenses and receipts directly from your credit cards, so you virtually have to do nothing but swipe your credit card. Like Shoeboxed, it is supported by Quickbooks and creates expense reports quickly and easily.

These are all fantastic options if you’re looking for a more streamlined approach to expense reports. There are plenty more options out there as well.

Check out this Mashable article for some applications that can work for anybody.