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 2020, 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 2019 federal. Any 2018 or earlier returns need to be printed and mailed to the IRS and / or Department of Revenue.

Related Resources

Where can I buy an H&R Block tax software CD to do my 2020 taxes?

We are no longer offering H&R Block tax software CDs, but there are other ways to download our software. Learn more about your tax filing options.

Tax Document Photo Upload in H&R Block Software

With H&R Block software, filling out your taxes is as easy as taking a pic. Learn more about uploading your W-2 using photo capture.

How do I import last year’s return into my H&R Block Tax Software?

Having trouble importing last year’s return into your H&R Block software? We’ll tell you what kinds of files you can import and walk you through the process.