H&R Block Online Assist

When filing online, expert help is here.

File with Online Assist and get unlimited, on-demand access to an H&R Block tax expert via live chat and screenshare. Add before you start or after you begin. Either way, expert help is here if you need it.

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With expert help

  • Simple returns
  • Students
  • Unemployment income
  • W-2 employees
  • Child Tax Credit (CTC)


With expert help

  • HSA contributors
  • Child and dependent care expenses
  • Itemize deductions


With expert help

  • Rental income
  • Investments
  • Sold cryptocurrency


With expert help

  • Contractors, gig workers and other self-employed work
  • Asset depreciation
  • Vehicle and home office expenses

Features you’ll love.

Unlimited help

Experts are standing by via video or live chat. Just share your screen to show where you need help.

Support anywhere

Get on-demand assistance on any device, no matter where you are in the filing process.

Care you can count on

We’ll provide step-by-step guidance so you can work on your taxes with confidence.

Unlimited help from start to finish.

Choose Online Assist for expert help if you have questions or get stuck along the way. Our tax experts won’t stop helping until you have all your questions answered.

With Online Assist you’ll get:

  • Screen sharing with your tax pro

  • On-demand chat and video

  • Support on any device

  • Unlimited help from a tax expert, enrolled agent, or CPA

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Do your own taxes? Get them done for you?

Find the tax prep option for you.

Your tax prep comes with built-in reassurance.

Max Refund Guarantee

If you find a bigger refund somewhere else, your tax prep is on us.

Upfront transparent pricing

Our No Surprise Guarantee means you know the price of tax prep before you begin.

Experienced tax pros

Our pros have an average of 10 years’ experience handling even the most unique tax situations.

Easy to efile and get expert help.

The newly designed H&R Block Tax Prep app lets you do your own taxes on any device, with on-demand help from our tax experts if needed*. Import or upload your W-2s with ease, then prep at your own pace. Start for free and get your biggest refund possible, guaranteed.

Limitations apply. Visit our guarantees for more information.
*Additional fees apply for expert tax help.


Put your tax refund to good use.

Use the Spruce mobile banking app to create a custom saving goal and add to it or even stash away a portion of that refund for a rainy day.

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