Income Tax Preparation Course

Take time to invest in yourself

Now more than ever, it helps to invest in your skills. H&R Block’s 12-week virtual tax course can help you do just that. Master your return or start a potential career – from the safety and comfort of home – beginning in August.

Learn about taxes safely from home

H&R Block virtual tax classes are a safe and convenient way to learn everything you ever wanted to know about taxes from, well anywhere. And with work from home on the rise, our virtual income tax preparation course can help accelerate your career and could even lead to a potential job.Disclaimer number160. Scroll to bottom of page.

Virtual learning

Learn from home with online tax preparation courses through the H&R Block academy.

Convenient & flexible

Monthly classes begin in August, with some in-person locations available.

Skilled instructors

Learn from experienced H&R Block Tax Professionals.

Your future looks bright with
our Income Tax Course

Taking H&R Block’s income tax preparation course can help lead to a potential job or jump-start your remote working career. In fact, many of H&R Block’s first year tax pros started with Block this way. A new future as a tax pro could be yours in 12 weeks.Disclaimer number160. Scroll to bottom of page.

Begin your virtual journey

Test your tax knowledge

Already a pro at taxes? Put your expertise to the test with our Tax Knowledge Assessment. Depending on how you score, you could test out of H&R Block's income tax classes. Go ahead, prove you're a pro.

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On-demand courses available

Get continuing professional education credits through our NASBA and IRS certified tax training courses.

Earn additional continuing education

Expert instructors with real-world experience in
a virtual setting. It's all par for the course.

What You’ll Learn

  • Tax theory
  • Current tax laws and filing practices
  • Step–by–step skills to prepare tax returns
  • Client communication skills and techniques
  • Total class time is 73 hours

Course Program Includes

  • Interactive, professional discussions
  • One–on–one instructor assistance
  • Hands–on experience with the latest tax software
  • Real–world tax preparation exercises
  • e–book course materials in English and Spanish

Course Graduates Receive

H&R Block Tax Course Topics

  • Wages, Income, and Taxes
  • Credits
  • Depreciation
  • Filing Requirements
  • Education Provisions
  • Penalties and Amended Returns
  • Ethics
  • Retirement Contributions
  • Passive Income
  • Qualifying Dependents and Support
  • Retirement Distributions
  • Tax Planning
  • Dependent-Related Filing Statuses
  • Itemized Deductions
  • Farms
  • Interest and Dividend Income
  • Self-Employment Income
  • Software Simulation
  • EITC and ACTC
  • Capital Assets
  • State Fundamentals
  • Other Income and Adjustments

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Frequently Asked Questions

This school has a Certificate of Approval from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The TWC-assigned school number is: S0140. The school’s programs are approved by TWC. Students must address their concerns about this school or any of its educational programs by following the grievance process outlined in the school’s catalog. Students dissatisfied with this school’s response to their complaint or who are not able to file a complaint with the school, can file a formal complaint with TWC, as well as with other relevant agencies or accreditors, if applicable. Information on filing a complaint with TWC can be found on TWC’s website at

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You can read through our course FAQs, call 888-412-7880 or contact us online.

Beginning August 24, classes will be offered online. Limited in-person classes will also be available at select office locations. Class times are flexible to fit your current job, school, and family schedules. Please complete the form below and H&R Block will contact you with more details when class schedules become available.

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