What Types of Tax Preparers Are There?
Tax preparers can have various designation and specialties. Learn how different types of tax preparers at H&R Block can help you in person or virtually.
What’s the Difference? Enrolled Agent vs. CPA
What’s the difference between an enrolled agent (EA) vs. a certified public accountant (CPA)? Explore the roles of EAs and CPAs at H&R Block.
What Is a CPA or Certified Public Accountant?
What is a CPA, and how can one help you with preparing your taxes? Understand the role of a certified public accountant with the experts at H&R Block.
What Is an Enrolled Agent or EA?
What does it mean to be an enrolled agent? Learn more about the roles and requirements of enrolled agent (EA) tax preparers at H&R Block.
Tax Calculator Comparison Feature Launch
Due to the recent TCJA changes, we have re-released our trusted Tax Calculator. With a side-by-side comparison, you can now plan for this year's tax filing.
What Is An ITIN? All You Need To Know
An ITIN is issued by the IRS to help people file taxes without a Social Security number. Learn how to get an ITIN number, who qualifies, and where to apply.
Tax Reform and Expats – A Brief Look Ahead
Expats are subject to recent changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act much like any other taxpayer. Read on to learn more about how to prepare in the Tax Information Center.
I have unreimbursed expenses from work that I would like to claim on my tax retu...
Do you have unreimbursed expenses to include on your tax return? Learn how to claim unreimbursed employee expenses with IRS Form 2106.
Preparing Your Tax Document Checklist
If you are just getting your tax documents together and figuring out what to do next, here is a handy checklist to help you keep everything organized.
Is Your Engagement Ring Purchase Tax Deductible?
Unfortunately, the cost of your engagement ring can't be deducted as a write-off on your personal income taxes. H&R Block tax pros explain why.
Is TurboTax Live the Best Virtual Tax Prep Option?
Looking for virtual tax help with your online filing? Learn more about your options by comparing TurboTax Live to H&R Block Tax Pro Review and Tax Pro Go.
Is Volunteer Work Tax Deductible? | H&R Block
Spending your time volunteering is a great way to give back. Learn more about the tax benefits for volunteer work when filing your taxes at H&R Block.
Are Political Contributions Tax Deductible? | H&R Block
Are political contributions tax deductible? Before signing a check, learn the difference between charitable giving and political donations at H&R Block.
Earned Income Credit
Learn more about earned income credit eligibility and get tax answers at H&R Block.
What Is Virtual Tax Preparation?
Virtual tax preparations let you complete your taxes online from the comfort of your home. Find out how easy remote tax preparations can be at H&R Block.
10 Ways Getting Married Affects Your Taxes in 2018
What happens to your taxes after marriage? Learn how marriage can lead to changes in tax filing and returns at H&R Block.
Taxes Get Personal: What’s Your Filing Status?
Do you know what your tax filing status is? Learn how to determine and check your tax filing status with H&R Block.
Common Tax Questions Roundup
Here are the top tax questions our professionals got this year – with answers for you! How can you use this? Read on to get answers from H&R Block.
Charitable Giving Around the Holidays
Learn more about the potential tax benefits of charitable holiday giving. Your holiday donations may boost your refund, depending on the organization.
Filing for a Deceased Taxpayer
If you need help handling an estate, we're here to help. Learn how to file taxes for a deceased loved one with H&R Block.
First Time International Taxpayer | H&R Block
Get a better understanding of taxes for immigrants, expats and green card holders. This guide helps answer basic questions about special filing circumstances.
IRS May Start to Tax Your Account in the Caymans
Have you ever thought about investing in a Cayman Islands tax haven? Before opening an account, or making adjustments to an already existing account, review these tax tips.
Tax Implications of Starting a New Business
The startup tax or new business tax is a topic many new business owners shy away from. Don't get caught off-guard. Review these tips provided by our tax pros.
End-of-Year Parties at School: Can Teachers Deduct the Supplies?
Are you a K-12 educator? Are your classroom supplies paid out of pocket? This year, get schooled on important teacher tax deductions that may help you save cash when filing taxes.
Veterans Day: Are Veterans Benefits Taxable?
Are Veterans benefits taxable? Our H&R Tax Professionals address your veteran's related tax questions in honor of our soldiers this Veteran's Day.
529 Tax Deductions & End-of-Year Savings Options
As end-of-year approaches, taxes owed can become a major headache. Plan ahead by considering 529 Tax Deductions and other end-of-year savings options.
Direct Sellers and Taxes – How Does it Work?
Many are surprised to learn that even side gigs come with a tax price. H&R Block Tax pro's have arranged expert tips for those who owe direct sales taxes.
Tax Myths—Busted! | H&R Block
When it comes to making everyday tax decisions, we find that there's a gap between what's true and what's rumored. Let's explore four common tax myths.
Tips for Claiming a Casualty Loss Tax Deduction
2017 has beckoned record-topping natural disasters. From wildfires in California to hurricanes throughout the south, the casualty loss tax deduction is a hot topic. Read to learn more.
Form W-4 End of Year Updates | H&R Block
Tax season is right around the corner! Consider how the withholding allowances claimed on your Form W-4 could affect your income tax refund by visiting the Tax Information Center blog.
New IRS Process for ITIN Renewal | H&R Block
There's a new IRS process for those that have an expired ITIN. Here is some information from H&R Block that you need to know before your ITIN renewal.
What School Expenses Are Tax Deductible?
Headed back to college and wondering what school expenses are tax deductible? We'll tell you here...
What Is The Research Credit? And What’s Changed About It…
The Research Credit is an income tax credit that was designed to encourage businesses to invest more in research and development.
Can You Deduct A Working Vacation From Your Taxes?
Going on a vacation this summer? You may be able to deduct a working vacation on your taxes, as long as the trip is
Tax Deductions for Young Adults — Plus Tax Credits & More!
As a young adult, or millennial, you might be new to the tax game. Here are tax deductions for young adults -- plus some tax credits too -- so you can...
I have a question about claiming itemized deductions. Do I add state and local t...
Do you add state and local taxes together when claiming itemized deductions? Learn more from the tax experts at H&R Block.
Is there a minimum charitable contribution deduction amount I need to be aware o...
What is the minimum charitable contribution that is eligible for a tax deduction? Learn more from the tax experts at H&R Block.
I have a question about the allowable IRS tuition fees deduction on my tax retur...
Do you qualify for an IRS tuition and fees deduction? Learn more from the tax experts at H&R Block.
My health insurance premiums are withheld from my paycheck before taxes are paid...
Learn whether you can deduct pre-tax premiums on your taxes with advice from the tax experts at H&R Block.
Is deducting medical expenses paid with an HSA allowed?
Learn more about HSA tax deductions, including deducting medical expenses paid from an HSA account, with advice from the tax experts at H&R Block.
Is homeowner’s insurance tax deductible? Or can you only deduct homeowner&...
Learn if you can you deduct your homeowners insurance premium from the tax experts at H&R Block.
If I did some home renovation projects. Do I qualify for a home renovation tax ...
If you did some home renovation projects, can you deduct the sales tax on the items you bought for the projects? Learn more from the tax experts at H&
Business Meal Deduction Requirements
How can you apply for a business meal or entertainment deduction? Learn more about these options and get tax answers at H&R Block.
My ex-spouse has already claimed our child as a dependent, but the child lived w...
Your ex-spouse claimed your child as a dependent, but lived with you all year. Can you claim the child? If so, how do you file? Get tax answers from H
Can I claim someone as a dependent who’s never lived with me?
Can you claim someone as a dependent on your taxes, even if they've never lived with you? You may be surprised.
Can I claim an undocumented person as a dependent?
Do you have an undocumented person living with you? Learn whether or not you can claim them as a dependent. Get tax answers at H&R Block.
Someone used my daughter’s Social Security number on a tax return. Is this...
Learn what to do if someone used your dependent's social security number on their taxes with advice from the tax experts at H&R Block.