Unemployment and taxes resource center

Job loss means more than the loss of income. It can be an overwhelming experience, especially during the COVID-19 crisis. We understand unemployment taxes may be the last thing on your mind. But know this—you’re not in this alone. We’re here to help you navigate the financial impacts for tax season and beyond. 

Free tax filing with unemployment income

When you’re making every dollar count, it’s nice to know you can include your unemployment tax forms for free with H&R Block Online Free

Worried your taxes are too complex for H&R Block Free Online? Check out Block’s other ways to file.

Taxes and unemployment income

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Many people don’t realize until it’s time to file that unemployment income is taxed.

Plus, this income can affect the tax credits you can take and the forms you receive.

Other financial considerations

Unemployment and coronavirus impacts can affect your choices for things like health insurance and early retirement plan withdrawals.

Understand these options.

Getting back to work

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Whether you’re looking for work, taking on a side job or going back full time, it all can affect your taxes.

Consider these details as you go back to work.

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