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Free Online Tax Filing Features:

H&R Block offers complete online tax preparation, guaranteeing that you get your maximum refund no matter which way you file. Our free online tax filing comes with the following features:

Free Federal e-file

Enjoy free e-file for your federal return. You'll be able to send your return to the IRS the second it's done. On top of that, you can check on your return's status any time for free! 

W2 Picture Snap and Easy Import

We've made free tax preparation even more simple and convenient. Just take a picture of your W2 from your smart phone or device. You can securely import your W2 as well as last year's return, no matter who prepared it.


We'll tell you if you qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit, calculate your credit amount and file the correct forms – all for free.

Accuracy Review™

Before you file, we’ll check for any issues and assess your audit risk.Disclaimer number11. Scrolls to bottom of page.

Refund Reveal™

Refund Reveal™ shows in real time, how and why your refund amount changes.

Help Along the Way

Even when you choose to do it yourself with free online tax filing, you're never by yourself. Throughout the online process, H&R Block offers an additional service to filers who would like their returns reviewed by a Tax Professional for an additional fee.

All H&R Block Online Tax Filing Products Include:

  • Data Security
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  • Step-by-Step Guidance That Makes It Easy
  • Accuracy Review Double-Checks
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  • Free import of your W2, 1095-A and last year's return from TurboTax or TaxAct
  • Affordable Care Act Related Tax Forms
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H&R Block Guarantees

Maximum Refund Guarantee

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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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