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File taxes with H&R Block’s free tax filing options

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January 09, 2024

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If you’ve ever wondered if you can free file your taxes, you’re not alone. The good news? H&R Block offers free tax filing options for those who qualify throughout the tax season! Whether you’re new to filing a tax return or have been doing it for years, see how our tax preparation services can help you get the tax refund you deserve.

DIY options to file for free

H&R Block offers two DIY options to file taxes for free – H&R Block Free Online, plus another free option offered through a partnership. Read on to learn about these tax prep options and how to file your taxes for free this tax year.

Of course, filing online using tax software is designed for those who prefer to take control of their taxes on their own vs. handing them off to a tax preparer.

Switch to H&R Block in 5 clicks and do your own taxes online.*

H&R Block Free Online

H&R Block Free Online is designed for people with less complex filing situations, including taxpayers who have W-2 income, parents who want to claim the Child Tax Credit, as well as students and first-time filers. Our online service makes it easy to upload your tax documents and complete your federal tax return.

H&R Block Free Online includes an easy-to-use help center to provide assistance along the way and answer common questions about tax credits and deductions and more.

No income restrictions apply. Additional products and services, such as Tax Identity Shield and Tax Pro Review, are available at a cost. Learn more about H&R Block Free Online.

H&R Block partnership with Military OneSource

H&R Block supports the military by providing access to free returns to service members through Military OneSource. No income restrictions apply. Additional products and services, such as Tax Identity Shield and Online Assist, are not available. Learn more about Military OneSource and log-in to access services at Military OneSource.

Benefits of filing with Block

H&R Block makes tax preparation easy. Whether you free file your return with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) through H&R Block Free Online or our Military OneSource partnership, get your max tax refund and so much more – guaranteed.

With our No Surprises Guarantee, you’ll always know the price of your tax prep. And, with H&R Block’s 100% Accuracy and 100% Satisfaction guarantees, rest assured that your tax return is in safe hands. Our tax professionals will help you maximize your federal return by finding every tax credit and deduction you deserve.

Learn more about our guarantees.

Free tax filing FAQs

  1. Where can I file my taxes for free?

Easily file your taxes for free this tax year with H&R Block Free Online. With features you’ll love, learn more about filing taxes online.

  1. What is included in H&R Block’s free tax preparation?

With H&R Block Free Online, you can claim various tax credits, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit (CTC), deduct student tuition, payments, and loan interest, and report retirement income – for free!

  1. Is it easy to switch to H&R Block?

File with one of the other guys last tax season? No problem, you can switch to H&R Block Online in 5 clicks. All you need to do is upload last year’s tax return. Learn more about H&R Block Free Online vs TurboTax Free Edition and make the switch.

  1. What is included in the Military OneSource partnership?

H&R Block is committed to helping members of the military by providing tax assistance and free DIY tax preparation. Our partnership with OneSource lets service members file taxes for free. We can also help service members navigate their unique tax situation, including combat zone issues, Military Leave Earning Statements (LES) reporting, moving expenses, establishing and keeping a home state, and more.

*See available forms. TurboTax is a registered trademark of Intuit, Inc.

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