Enjoy convenience year-round
Having a prepaid card for your tax refund can pay off far beyond tax season. You can make purchases, pay your billsDisclaimer number114. Scroll to bottom of page. and get cash at the ATMDisclaimer number117. Scroll to bottom of page. throughout the year, and even add funds to your Emerald Card when your refund runs out. Plus, get cash back with purchases made at many stores—generally without a feeDisclaimer number135. Scroll to bottom of page. — including grocery, drug and discount stores. The kicker? No setup fee, annual fee, monthly activity fees or overdraft fees. For applicable fees, view Fee Schedule.
Manage your Card Account anytime, anywhere
With the easy-to-use Emerald Online account, you can manage your Emerald Card® 24/7. Plus, you can access your Card Account information and use money management tools.
Once you create an Emerald Online account, you can log in online or through the MyBlock mobile appDisclaimer number140. Scroll to bottom of page. at any time to do the following:
- Check your Card Account balance
- View your transactions
- Pay billsDisclaimer number114. Scroll to bottom of page.
- And more!
Add money to your Card Account quickly and easily
You can add payroll, government benefits, cashDisclaimer number118. Scroll to bottom of page. and checksDisclaimer number124. Scroll to bottom of page. to your H&R Block Emerald Card Account anytime you wish, all year long.
DIRECT DEPOSIT FOR FASTER ACCESS
Avoid check-cashing fees with Direct Deposit of your payroll, unemployment or government benefits and gain fast access to your money on payday.Disclaimer number113. Scroll to bottom of page.
Use the MyBlock mobile appDisclaimer number140. Scroll to bottom of page. to load check funds into your Emerald Card Account, with options for Funds in Minutes (fees apply) or Funds in Days (no fee).Disclaimer number124. Scroll to bottom of page.
APPROVED RELOAD NETWORKS
Load cash to your Emerald Card Account anytime at your local Walmart®, Dollar General®, and many more locations. Use the MyBlock mobile appDisclaimer number140. Scroll to bottom of page. to find a participating reload location near you.Disclaimer number118. Scroll to bottom of page.
Easily send money from linked checking accounts directly to your Card Account. You can schedule automatic transfers or just make transfers as needed.Disclaimer number131. Scroll to bottom of page.
Keep your money safe
An Emerald Prepaid Mastercard® is far safer than carrying cash, because funds in your Card Account are insured by the FDIC up to the maximum amount permitted by law. Plus, the Mastercard Zero Liability policy protects you from unauthorized purchases, theft and fraud.Disclaimer number121. Scroll to bottom of page.
There’s no charge for contacting us. Simply call 1-866-353-1266 and we’ll tell you everything you need to know about our Emerald Card.
The H&R Block Emerald Prepaid Mastercard® is a tax refund-related deposit product issued by BofI Federal Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license by Mastercard International Incorporated. Emerald Financial Services, LLC is a registered agent of BofI Federal Bank. Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. Not available at all locations and to all applicants. Additional fees, terms and conditions apply; consult your Cardholder Agreement for details. ID verification required. ©2017 HRB Tax Group, Inc.
Tax Refund Options
H&R Block lets you choose how to get your refund.