How Can I Install My H&R Block State Software?

You might need to install or reinstall your H&R Block state software after you buy it. If you bought an edition of H&R Block Tax Software that includes a free state program (H&R Block Federal + State), you can perform an H&R Block state software install from within the H&R Block Tax Software program.

To install your +State program:

  1. Open the H&R Block Tax Software.
  2. Click the Start a Return button.
  3. Click on the State tab.
  4. Choose the state you want from the drop-down menu (you must be connected to the Internet).
  5. Click Next.
  6. Your state program will automatically begin downloading. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

Need to Buy and Install H&R Block State Software?

If you bought an edition of H&R Block Tax Software that doesn’t include a free state program, you can buy the state program within the software or online.

To buy and install H&R Block state software:

  1. Open the H&R Block Tax Software.
  2. Click the Start a Return button.
  3. Click on the State tab.
  4. Choose the state you want and install from the drop-down menu (you must be connected to the Internet).
  5. Click Next.
  6. On the Enter State Purchase Information screen, enter your billing information and email address.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Review the information on the Purchase State screen to make sure everything is correct.
  9. Click Purchase.
  10. Your state program will automatically begin downloading. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your installation.

 

To buy and install a state program from www.hrblock.com:

  1. Save your return and close the H&R Block Tax Software.
  2. Open your web browser and go to the State Tax Software screen.
  3. Choose your operating system (Windows or Mac).
  4. Choose the state you want from the drop-down menu.
  5. Enter your billing information and email address.
  6. Click Preview Order.
  7. Review the information on the Purchase Preview screen to make sure everything is correct.
  8. Click Purchase.

You’ll receive a confirmation email with your state program install file. Once you’ve received the email, download and save the state program to your computer. Open the state installer and follow the on-screen instructions to complete your installation.

 

If you installed your state program from within the H&R Block Tax Software and need to reinstall:

  1. Open the H&R Block Tax Software.
  2. Click the Start a Return button.
  3. Go to the Tools menu and choose Reinstall State Program.
  4. Choose the state(s) you want to reinstall.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Your state program will automatically begin downloading. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your installation.

 

If you installed your state program from an install file:

  1. Save your return and close the H&R Block Tax Software.
  2. Locate the state installer file on your computer or download it again from your confirmation email.
  3. Open the installer and follow the on-screen instructions to complete your installation.

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