H&R Block’s tax software lets you choose the product that’s right for you, with no strings attached

Regardless of your tax situation, or the complexity of your return, H&R Block’s software tax will give you everything you need to prepare and file your return.

Our online tax software has three different solutions for you to choose from: BASICASSISTANCE, and PROTECTIONClick here to view a list of features that comes with each product.


  • Price per return: $9.99 (for both single and coupled returns)
  • Maximum number of returns at this product level: 2**

**Once you’ve used all 2 of your BASIC returns on your account, you’ll need to upgrade to the ASSISTANCE or PROTECTION product. 


  • Price per return: $19.99


  • Price per return: $29.99

Note: Regardless of the product level you choose, you can only file a maximum of 20 returns per account using H&R Block’s tax software.

Important: If you started preparing your return(s) as a BASIC user and then upgraded to either the ASSISTANCE or PROTECTION product, your 2 BASIC returns will automatically be counted as ASSISTANCE or PROTECTION returns unless they’ve already been filed.

I started a BASIC return, but decided I’d like to upgrade

Upgrading your account to one of our other products is easy. Simply click the Upgrade Now button located in left-hand navigation panel at any time to upgrade to the ASSISTANCE or PROTECTION products.


Select which product you’d like to purchase from the available options. You’ll then be prompted to enter your payment information:


Once your payment has been processed, you’ll be directed to your purchase summary page that contains details about all the great products and services that you’ve purchased and you’ll receive an email confirmation with all the important details.