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Deluxe Online Assist

Online tax preparation for homeowners, have donations & HSAs and need unlimited, on-demand help from a tax expert, enrolled agent, or CPA


Federal cost: $ + per state filed

Device requirements & supported forms

Software requirements


Vista, Windows 7, 8, or 10 
Internet Explorer® 9.0 and above
Firefox 3.6 and above 
Chrome 16 and above
Safari 5.1.2 and above


OS 10.9.5 and above 
Firefox 3.6 and above
Chrome 16 and above
Safari 9.1.3 and above


Hardware requirements

  • Internet Connection
  • 1024 x 768, SVGA color monitor
  • Ink jet or laser printer
  • Speakers and sound card

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H&R Block Deluxe Online Assist tax preparation


File taxes online and add support from a tax expert upfront or at any point throughout the process. No matter how you choose to do your online taxes, it's easy to get expert guidance along the way. 

  • On-demand chat

    Connect instantly with a tax expert

  • Screen share

    Show us exactly where you need help

  • Unlimited help

    Get all the answers you need

  • Accessible on any device

    Accessible while using mobile, tablet or computer


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All Online Assist services include:

  • On-demand access to a tax expert, enrolled agent, or CPA
  • Guidance on tax questions
  • Unlimited help via chat, screen share, or by phone, if preferred
  • Available at any point throughout the process
  • Accessible while using mobile, tablet, or computer
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Deluxe Online Assist tax filing features


Our Deluxe Online tax filing experience is designed to help you find every single deduction you’re entitled to for your home, charitable donations and more.

  • Free, automatic import

    We’ll help you import current year tax data from common forms and your previous year’s return – no matter where you filed.

  • Transparent pricing with Price Preview

    When you file online with Block, you'll know your price as you go. Our Price Preview feature displays your price as you prepare your taxes so you always know your costs.

  • Free storage & access

    When you file federal taxes online, we’ll store and save your tax returns and documents for up to six years, so you can access your tax data anytime you need it.

  • Guidance for homeowners

    With Deluxe tax filing from H&R Block, we’ll guide you through maximizing your deductions for home mortgage interest and real estate taxes (Schedule A).

  • DeductionPro® for charity

    In addition to providing values for donated items, DeductionPro® simplifies record keeping and will help you in reporting charitable deductions.

  • Technical support by chat/phone

    Get tech support easily when you need it. You can chat live or call to speak to tech support for help while you prepare your return online. 

Features
& forms:
State Additional Fee
Unlimited, on-demand help from a tax expert, enrolled agent, or CPA Included Included Included Included
Know your price with Price Preview Included Included Included Included
Import last year's return from TurboTax, TaxAct, Credit Karma, or another tax preparer Included Included Included Included
Snap-a-pic to import your W-2 Included Included Included Included
Import your 1095-A, 1098, 1098-E, 1098-T, 1099-B, 1099-DIV, 1099-INT, and 1099-R Included Included Included Included
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Included Included Included Included
Real-time insights into your refund as you go Included Included Included Included
Technical support by chat Included Included Included Included
Self-help via help center Included Included Included Included
Clergy with housing allowance or parsonage Included Included Included Included
Home mortgage interest deductions and real estate taxes (Schedule A) Not Included Included Included Included
Store all your tax documents and returns in MyBlock for six years Not Included Included Included Included
Automatic import of last year's return from H&R Block Not Included Included Included Included
Optimize tax savings from charitable donations with DeductionPro® Not Included Included Included Included
Technical support by phone Not Included Included Included Included
Freelance and independent contractor income with simple expenses Not Included Not Included Included Included
Stocks, bonds, retirement, and other investment income (Schedule D) Not Included Not Included Included Included
Import 1099-B investment income including cost basis Not Included Not Included Included Included
Rental property income and tax deductions (Schedule E) Not Included Not Included Included Included
Import expenses from popular expense tracker apps like Stride Not Included Not Included Included Included
Import Uber driver tax information Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Self-employment and small business income Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Business tax deductions and asset depreciation Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Start filing for free today

H&R Block Online guarantees

  • Maximum Refund Guarantee

    No one gets you more than Block. Get the maximum refund you’re entitled to or your return is free.  

  • Audit Support Guarantee

    If you receive an IRS or other tax notice related to the return you filed with H&R Block Online, we'll help you understand and respond to that notice at no additional charge.  

  • 100% Accuracy Guarantee

    We stand by our calculations and guarantee that your return is 100% accurate, or we'll reimburse you for any IRS penalties you paid. Get tax help and tax answers from H&R Block.


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