H&R BlockBasic


"We file every year using H&R, We find it easy and affordable. It could not be easier than this. Muy facil de usar, Gracias!"

– Chestercitosanpedrenito

Best For First-Time Filers or Those With Simple Tax Situations

Federal E-files

Includes five free Federal E-files.

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

Free Printing

Prepare and print unlimited federal returns – Free.

Free Technical Support

Do you need help along the way or do you have a question about the product? Get help from a live person through real-time chat or phone.

Save Time

Quickly and easily import your W-2, 1099, and last year's tax data – Free. We’ll do the work for you so you don’t need to re-enter last year’s data.

We Make it Easy to Switch

We’ll make it convenient to switch to H&R Block by importing your tax data from TurboTax® and Quicken® 8– Free!

Free Storage

Store and save your tax return for six years in MyBlock so you can access your tax data at any time.

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100% Accuracy Guaranteed

We stand by our calculations and guarantee that your return is 100% accurate, or we’ll reimburse you for any IRS penalties you paid.7

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Maximum Refund Guaranteed

Nobody gets you more money back than Block — guaranteed. We work hard to find every deduction and credit you qualify for, so you get your maximum refund. And, no one can get your refund faster!6

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Worry-Free Audit Support®

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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100% Satisfaction 60-Day Money-Back Guarantee

100% Satisfaction 60-Day Money-Back Guarantee

If you are dissatisfied with the software for any reason, H&R Block will refund the purchase price you paid H&R Block.

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Free Advice From an Expert

Free Advice From An Expert

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


  • Windows
  • XP SP3 or higher, Vista®, Windows 7 or higher
  • Internet Explorer® 8.0 or higher
  • Mac
  • OS 10.5.8 or higher
  • Safari 4 or higher
  • Hardware
  • Internet Connection
  • 170 MB of hard disk space
  • 2X CD-ROM drive
  • 1024 x 768, SVGA color monitor
  • Ink jet or laser printer
  • Speakers and sound card


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

H&R Block Basic

  • Free Audit Support – the only tax software that includes in-person audit representation at no extra cost2
  • Real-time chat with a tax expert online, as much as you need, for free1
  • Maximum Refund - Guaranteed6
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Own A Home?

Try H&R Block Deluxe

  • Guidance on home mortgage interest and real estate tax deductions
  • Optimize tax savings from charitable donations
  • Assistance with investment and retirement income
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H&R Block Product Guide

Monica can help you find the right solution for your tax situation.

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