H&R Block Free Edition

Best for filing your simple federal return


+ 5% Extra Bonus on top of your federal
tax refund. See offer details 

File federal online for FREE
Only $9.99 per state


File Free Today
State Additional Fee Supported Forms

Free Edition Online Product Features:

E-file

Includes free E-file.

Easy to Use

We make it easy by guiding you through your return in a step-by-step Q&A.

Accuracy Review™

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

Help Along the Way

We provide answers to commonly asked questions, based on the tax topic you’re working on.

Refund Reveal

Our new tool helps you understand how and why your refund amount increases or decreases as you prepare your return.27 Only H&R Block explains in real time the unique detail behind your refund in one simple snapshot, so you always know you are getting the most back.

All H&R Block Online Products Include:

  • Free E-file for Your Federal Return
  • Step-by-Step Guidance That Makes It Easy
  • Affordable Care Act Related Tax Forms
  • Free, Unlimited
    Expert Tax Advice
    by Chat and PhoneDisclaimer number1. Scrolls to bottom of page.
  • Automatic Import
    of Your W2
  • Accuracy Review
    Double-Checks
    Your Work

Watch our video to see how easy it is
to file your taxes online with H&R Block

H&R Block Guarantees


Maximum Refund Guarantee


It’s Refund Season! Nobody gets you more money back than Block – guaranteed. We work hard to find every deduction and credit you qualify for, so you get your maximum refund. And, no one can get your refund faster!Disclaimer number6. Scrolls to bottom of page.

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.Disclaimer number7. Scrolls to bottom of page.

Free In-person Audit Support


Only H&R Block helps you prepare for an audit and provides a tax professional to represent you in person – for free. We’re there for you, even after you file.Disclaimer number2. Scrolls to bottom of page.


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Mac

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Hardware

Internet Connection

Memory for Windows: 512 MB or more

Memory for Mac: 128 MB or more for G3 or G4

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Nobody Gets More Of Your Money Back Than Block - GuaranteedDisclaimer number 84. Scroll to bottom of page.

Get the most for the lowest price with Block:

The Total Cost Breakdown

TOTAL COST
If you own a home, give to charity,
or have an HSA (using 1040 with Schedule A)
If you own a home, give to charity, or have an HSA*

federal return price

state return price
1 State

Get 5% extra on top of your federal refund to be used at over 40 retailers

FREE In-person Audit Support

Automatically Import Your W-2 Data

Refund Reveal explains how your refund is calculated in one simple snapshot, so you can get the most back.

TurboTax

$71.98

$34.99

$36.99

With TurboTax you do not get an extra 5% on top of your federal refund to be used at over 40 retailers

With TurboTax you do not get free in-person audit support.

You can automatically Import Your W-2 Data

TurboTax does not show you how and why your refund amount increases or decreases as you prepare your taxes.

H&R Block

$9.99

free

$9.99

H&R Block gives you and extra 5% on top of your federal refund to be used at over 40 retailers
Bonus Back

H&R Block gives you FREE  In-person Audit Support

H&R Block automatically imports Your W-2 Data

H&R Block's Refund Reveal shows you how and why your refund amount increases or decreases as you prepare your taxes

TaxAct

$54.98

free

$14.99

With TaxAct you do not get an extra 5% on top of your federal refund to be used at over 40 retailers

Costs Additional
$39.99

TaxAct can not automatically Import Your W-2 Data

TaxAct does not show you how and why your refund amount increases or decreases as you prepare your taxes.

*(using 1040 with Schedule A)

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