TurboTax Live or Tax Pro Go: What’s the Difference?


The expertise of a tax professional and the convenience of online tax prep. Sounds like the best of both worlds, right? But it’s important to know not all services are alike. Let’s compare TurboTax Live and Tax Pro Go to see what’s really behind these services.

H&R Block vs. TurboTax Live

At H&R Block, full-service assisted tax prep means a pro takes care of your entire filing – not just answering questions while you prepare your own return. While TurboTax Live may provide online tax help, Tax Pro Go offers full-service tax preparation online. When you choose H&R Block, you can benefit from a truly virtual tax preparation experience. You may be asking, what is TurboTax Live?

What Is TurboTax Live?

TurboTax Live pros can answer your tax questions — but you still do the work to prepare it. We offer that service too with our convenient Online Assist option for those who prefer to do their taxes with on-demand help.

But if you’re looking to drop-off your taxes online and get back to what’s important in your life, TurboTax Live falls short. So, what is Tax Pro Go and how is it different?

What Is Tax Pro Go?

Block has tapped decades of experience as the leader in tax to bring full-service tax prep to you virtually. With Tax Pro Go, you simply upload your files and our tax experts do the rest for you —  just as if you were in our office.

We’ve committed more than 60 years to helping our clients get the most from their taxes. And now we’re doing it online. Tax Pro Go is where our expertise and care meets innovation.

How Tax Pro Go Works: Connect with Your Dedicated Tax Expert

Getting started with Tax Pro Go is easy. You only need to upload your tax documents and answer a few questions about yourself. We’ll match you to the tax professional for you based on your unique needs. It’s how we bring you the right tax expertise for your situation and state – be it self-employment, military taxes or any other need.

What’s more, you can rest easy knowing that your taxes are in skilled hands as our tax pros have an average of 15 years’ experience. What’s next? Send a secure message or schedule a call before starting your return to see if you have any questions. It’s never been easier to save time and money doing your taxes with H&R Block.

Choose Tax Pro Go for Expertise and Convenience

For truly assisted online tax prep, the choice between TurboTax Live and Tax Pro Go is apparent. Only Tax Pro Go and gives you the confidence of knowing our tax expert will do your taxes from start to finish for you from anywhere.

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