H & R Block Overview

H&R Block tax advisors have long served filers at their locations, and they’ve brought the same individual service to their tax software.

H&R Block tax advisors have long served filers at their locations, and they’ve brought the same individual service to their tax software.

H&R Block tax software offers a wealth of features and services in one handy location. The company offers four tiers of software, but all include easy options for uploading previous returns and financial documents. Every level also maximizes refunds by searching through over 350 available credits and deductions.

The Basic level is ideal for users who have simpler taxes and allows you to import any documents, search for deductions, and assesses your audit risk. The Deluxe level offers this plus investment, stock, and retirement income reporting, as well as maximized mortgage interest and real estate deductions. Premium level features give you additional resources like a tax calculator and Schedule C assistance for individuals who are self-employed. The Premium & Business level is designed for those who have additional businesses.

If you prefer to have actual people helping you navigate your taxes while also getting maximum refunds, H&R Block has everything you need.

What H&R Block offers above every other tax software is the ability to speak to tax professionals as much as you want—with no extra cost.

An added bonus of H&R Block’s software is the offer of Free In-person Audit Support. Should you be surprised by an audit in the future based on a return filed through their software, they will help you find a resolution.

Lastly, if you’ve used other tax software in the past, H&R Block has a new feature to let you import last year’s tax data from TurboTax and TaxACT. So, if you were thinking of making a switch, now it’s easier than ever.

Pricing:

  • Basic: Federal $29.95; State $39.95.
  • Deluxe: Federal $54.95; One Personal State Return Included.
  • Premium: Federal $74.95; One Personal State Return Included.
  • Premium & Business: Federal $89.95; One Personal State Return Included, Unlimited Business State Returns Included.

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Ease of Registration: Choose your product, enter your billing information, and your software is ready to download. As of December 2017, you can only download the federal programs, but state options are available in January 2018.

Bottom Line: H&R Block is a trusted name in tax preparation, and their software offers helpful features and unparalleled support at a reasonable price. You can’t go wrong here.

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  • Four tiers of software, starting as low as $29.95
  • Speak with tax professionals at no extra cost
  • Import last years tax data
  • Getting started is as easy as entering your billing information and downloading the program
  • Special Offer: Save 10% on H&R Block Online