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H&R Block Free Online tax filing service offers more for free than TurboTax Free Edition. Students will love the fast, easy features, while parents can get info about the Earned Income Credit and Child Tax Credit, including the IRS letters needed before filing.

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Features you’ll love.

easy W-2 importing

Easy W-2 importing

Save time by importing your W-2 directly from select payroll providers.

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Easy switching

File with one of the other guys last year? You can switch over to H&R Block quickly. All you need is last year’s tax return.

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Child Tax Credit

Taxes aren’t child’s play. But if you have qualifying children, we can help you claim the Child Tax Credit when you file.

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Free EIC

Rest easy knowing we make sure you get the right credits, including the Earned Income Credit (EIC) — for free!

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Take a pic

Importing info is simple. Grab your phone, take a pic of your W-2, and you’ll be on your way to filing!

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Real-time refund results

File with H&R Block and you’ll see your refund update in real-time. You’ll always know what to expect with us.

“Fast and easy to use. Walked me through everything and got me my maximum refund.”


— Amy294, Feb. 2021

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Got an IRS or other tax notice? We’ll help you understand how to respond to it — for free! We’ve got your back.

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If the software makes an error, we’ll reimburse you for any resulting penalties and interest up to a maximum of $10,000. 

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Surprises aren’t always good. With H&R Block, you’ll get features like audit protection, upfront pricing, and more. 

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State tax prep additional fee
State tax prep additional fee
State tax prep additional fee
State tax prep additional fee
State tax prep additional fee
Earned Income Credit (EITC)
Earned Income Credit (EITC)
Earned Income Credit (EITC)
Earned Income Credit (EITC)
Earned Income Credit (EITC)
Child Tax Credit (CTC)
Child Tax Credit (CTC)
Child Tax Credit (CTC)
Child Tax Credit (CTC)
Child Tax Credit (CTC)
Deduct student tuition, payments, and loan interest
Deduct student tuition, payments, and loan interest
Deduct student tuition, payments, and loan interest
Deduct student tuition, payments, and loan interest
Deduct student tuition, payments, and loan interest
Report your retirement income
Report your retirement income
Report your retirement income
Report your retirement income
Report your retirement income
Digitally organize all of your tax docs for up to six years
Digitally organize all of your tax docs for up to six years
Digitally organize all of your tax docs for up to six years
Digitally organize all of your tax docs for up to six years
Digitally organize all of your tax docs for up to six years
Access to live phone or chat tech support
Access to live phone or chat tech support
Access to live phone or chat tech support
Access to live phone or chat tech support
Access to live phone or chat tech support
Have a Health Savings Account (HSA)
Have a Health Savings Account (HSA)
Have a Health Savings Account (HSA)
Have a Health Savings Account (HSA)
Have a Health Savings Account (HSA)
Deduct real estate taxes and home mortgage interest
Deduct real estate taxes and home mortgage interest
Deduct real estate taxes and home mortgage interest
Deduct real estate taxes and home mortgage interest
Deduct real estate taxes and home mortgage interest
Organize contract, freelancing, gig work, and other self-employed income
Organize contract, freelancing, gig work, and other self-employed income
Organize contract, freelancing, gig work, and other self-employed income
Organize contract, freelancing, gig work, and other self-employed income
Organize contract, freelancing, gig work, and other self-employed income
Report stocks, bonds, and other investment income (Schedule D)
Report stocks, bonds, and other investment income (Schedule D)
Report stocks, bonds, and other investment income (Schedule D)
Report stocks, bonds, and other investment income (Schedule D)
Report stocks, bonds, and other investment income (Schedule D)
Report cryptocurrency sales
Report cryptocurrency sales
Report cryptocurrency sales
Report cryptocurrency sales
Report cryptocurrency sales
Claim rental income & deductions (Schedule E)
Claim rental income & deductions (Schedule E)
Claim rental income & deductions (Schedule E)
Claim rental income & deductions (Schedule E)
Claim rental income & deductions (Schedule E)
Claim your small business expenses
Claim your small business expenses
Claim your small business expenses
Claim your small business expenses
Claim your small business expenses
Report all business deductions and asset depreciation
Report all business deductions and asset depreciation
Report all business deductions and asset depreciation
Report all business deductions and asset depreciation
Report all business deductions and asset depreciation

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