H&R Block Tax Software Basic
Basic Basic tax preparation for simple federal returns and first-time filers
Fees for State and State E-file when filing with Basic
All prices are subject to change without notice.
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Get your maximum refund–guaranteed–with Basic Tax Software from Block.
If you have a simple tax situation, our standard tax software has everything you need to file flawlessly. We'll start by guiding you through the easy import of your W–2 and last year's return, and then walk you step–by–step through the filing process. Taxpayers can import their old returns from any tax provider using our drag and drop feature.
If you have questions along the way, our knowledgeable tax pros are always available via chat, to provide answers and expert advice at no extra cost. And when you've completed your basic tax preparation, we'll double check for accuracy and assess your audit risk, so you can have peace of mind knowing you've filed correctly and that you'll get the most money back–guaranteed.
Basic Tax Software – Product Features:
Drag and Drop Makes It Easier Than Ever
Save time and easily import last year’s tax return data from any tax provider. And we’ll automatically import your W-2, 1099, 1098, and last year’s tax data. Basic tax preparation has never been so easy.
Our standard tax software comes with Schedule A, so you can itemize your deductions at no extra cost.
We’ll make sure you’re well informed and confident every step of the way, with answers to commonly asked questions and direction on more than 350 credits and deductions.
H&R Block Exclusive
Unlimited Expert Tax AdviceDisclaimer number1. Scroll to bottom of page.
Our certified experts are always available to answer your questions via real-time chat when you use our Basic Tax Software.
TRANSPARENCY & PEACE OF MIND
We’re taking the uncertainty out of filing with our Basic Tax Filing Software, by letting you know exactly how and why your refund goes up and down throughout the process.
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Free In-Person Audit RepresentationDisclaimer number2. Scroll to bottom of page.
We stand by our work, so in the unlikely event of an audit, we’ll be there for you with in-person representation to help make things right.
Tax Identity Care
Tax Identity Care can help better protect you from tax identity theft with our exclusive prevention and restorative services. This is available with any software product at checkout.Learn More
H&R Block Guarantees
Maximum Refund Guarantee
No one gets you more than Block. Get the maximum refund you’re entitled to or your return is free.Disclaimer number6. Scroll to bottom of page.
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If you are dissatisfied with our software for any reason, H&R Block will refund the full purchase price you paid.
100% Accuracy Guarantee
We stand by our calculations and guarantee that your return is 100% accurate, or we'll reimburse you for any IRS penalties you paid. Get Tax Help and Tax Answers from H&R Block.