Can I Buy H&R Block Prior-Year Software?

Each year there are tax changes that require new software. If you need to prepare a return for a year before 2018, you can visit our website to buy H&R Block prior-year software programs.

How to Buy H&R Block Back Editions

To buy H&R Block prior-year software:

  1. Just choose the H&R Block back edition of the software you need to prepare.
  2. Choose Windows or Mac.
  3. Click Download Now to buy the software.

The IRS only accepts e-files for current year returns and 2017 federal. Any 2016 or earlier returns need to be printed and mailed to the IRS and / or Department of Revenue.

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