Should I Use TurboTax** or H&R Block?
Editor’s Note: While our More Zero offer has ended, you can still get free online tax filing for your federal 1040A or 1040 EZ and read about the benefits of working with H&R Block to get your taxes won.
More people are using DIY tax filing options than ever before. Both H&R Block and TurboTax** offer online filing during tax season, but which option is right for you? The answer may depend on your filing situation, your career, or even where you live.
TurboTax** vs H&R Block – COST
How much will it cost you to file taxes at home? That all depends on what you need. Self-employed filers will need to pay $119.99 for TurboTax’s** Self-Employed filing option, while H&R Block users can enjoy a comparable service for less. Our Self-Employed DIY option lets self-employed individuals file their taxes for only $94.99. In addition, H&R Block’s Deluxe and Premium users can access free online assistance from a tax professional.
TurboTax** vs H&R Block – CONVENIENCE
Filing taxes at home lets you finish your return on your own schedule. However, some extra perks can make it faster and easier to complete your taxes. H&R Block’s mobile option lets you file your taxes via your smartphone and even lets you upload your W-2 with a photo. It’s another way that we do our best to make tax filing as quick, simple and hassle-free as possible.
TurboTax** vs H&R Block – SUPPORT SERVICES
Sometimes it pays to have extra help. While both TurboTax** and H&R Block offer online and phone support to tax filers, H&R Block offers Tax Pro ReviewSM so you can have your entire tax return reviewed and signed by one of our experienced professionals. It’s a great way to make sure that you’ve completed things properly – and can expect your maximum refund.
More Value Was Offered With More Zero
When it comes to comparing TurboTax vs. H&R Block, one brings you more savings than the other.
Again, this year H&R Block More Zero let you file your federal and state 1040EZ, 1040 A or 1040 with Schedule A completely free. When you file with H&R Block Online, you can rest assured we’ll help you get your taxes won. Not only can you rely on more than 60 years of tax expertise, your return is backed by our guarantee for 100% accuracy.
Getting started with More Zero was simple even if you used a different tax filing provider in the past. With any online product, you can upload a PDF of last year’s return with an easy-to-use drag and drop feature. You can also import a picture of your W-2 using your smart device. We’ll walk you through the rest.
Although our More Zero offer has ended, you can still get free online tax filing for your federal 1040A or 1040 EZ.
Learn how to become a tax preparer with the experts at H&R Block. You can learn the essentials by completing the H&R Block Income Tax Course (ITC).
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