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"When I had a tax question, I got an answer from a Block staff member within five minutes."

– The New York Times, Feb 7, 2014

Best For First-Time Tax Filers

E-file

Includes free E-file.

Easy to Use

We make it easy by guiding you through your return in a step-by-step Q&A.

Accuracy Review

Before you file, we’ll check for any issues and assess your audit risk.11

Help Along the Way

We provide answers to commonly asked questions, based on the tax topic you’re working on.

Supported Forms

View our list of Supported Forms.

Additional Resources

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100% Accuracy Guaranteed

When it comes to filing your taxes, there's no margin for error with calculations. Which is why our calculations are so accurate, we guarantee them.7

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Maximum Refund Guaranteed

We work hard to get you the maximum refund so you get every penny you’re due. And, no one can get your refund faster!6

Worry-Free Audit Support®

Being audited can feel intimidating. Only H&R Block helps you prepare for an audit and provides a tax professional to represent you in person — for free.2 We’re there for you, even after you file.

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Free Advice From An Expert

Have tax questions along the way? We’re here to help! Only H&R Block offers access to a tax expert so you can get FREE tax advice at any point along the way through real-time chat.1

With our products you get the most accurate calculations6 and the best value

H&R Block TurboTax®
Free9 FREE FREE
Audit Support With In-Person Representation FREE $39.99
TOTAL PRICE FREE $39.99
Tax Advice From a Tax Expert
100% Accuracy and Maximum Refund guarantee
A step-by-step Q&A guides you through your return
Easily import data from other tax software programs
Quickly and easily import your W-2, 1099 data, and last year’s return
Automatic double checking of your return for issues
Free expert advice from a community

Requirements

  • Windows
  • XP, Vista or Windows 7
  • Internet Explorer® 7.0 and above
  • Firefox 3.6 and above
  • Chrome 16 and above
  • Safari 5.1.2 and above
  • Mac
  • OS 10.5 and above
  • Safari 5.1.2 and above
  • Firefox 3.5 and above
  • Chrome 16 and above
  • Hardware
  • Internet Connection
  • Memory for Windows: 512 MB or more
  • Memory for Mac: 128 MB or more for G3 or G4
  • 1024 x 768, SVGA color monitor
  • Ink jet or laser printer
  • Speakers and sound card

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The help you need, every step of the way, for free

H&R Block Free

  • Free Audit Support, including a tax pro to represent you if you’re audited2
  • Real-time chat with a tax expert online, as much as you need, for free1.
  • Maximum Refund – Guaranteed6
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Import Your Documents To Save Time

Try H&R Block Basic

  • Imports your W-2, 1099 and last year’s tax data from H&R Block, TurboTax® and TaxAct® 8
  • Free technical support – real-time chat or phone
  • Store and access your tax return for 3 years
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