Download and Install Updates Yourself – Windows Operating System (2017 State Update)

Updates are currently unavailable for Tax Year 2017 products.
Please check back in mid-January. For Tax Year 2016 and older products, see Prior Year Software Updates.

To Update H&R Block Software, Just Follow These Easy Steps:


  1. Select your state from the dropdown list; then click Download Update. If you don't see your state in the drop-down menu, then an update hasn't been released yet. Please check back at a later date.
    Please select your State.
    Download Update
  2. When prompted to save the update file to disk, save it to your desktop. The file will be named HRBlock_2016_North_Carolina_Updater_A.exe or something similar, depending on which version of the software you’re updating.
  3. If your H&R Block software is open, close it now.
  4. Double-click the update file on your desktop.
  5. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.