How Long Does It Take to File Taxes Online?

How long it takes to file taxes depends on your situation. Certain situations (Ex: you have investments, children, or own real estate) might trigger additional forms and questions. The more of these taxable situations you have in your life, the longer it might take to file your taxes.

But the good news is, since you won’t need to do calculations or figure out which forms to use like you would if you were completing paper forms, a simple return could take less than two hours.

Worried About How Long It Takes to Get Taxes Done?

Using H&R Block’s Online tax prep makes tax filing simple and convenient. Instead of filling out the forms line-by-line, we’ll ask you the relevant questions and use your info to complete the necessary forms. Our goal is to make it easy, so it won’t take long to file your taxes.

Don’t worry about trying to complete your return online all at once. You can save your work and come back to your return whenever it’s convenient. Just remember to note your account username and password so you can easily sign back in when you return.

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