Basic 2017 - 2018
Is H&R Block Basic the right choice for you?
H&R Block Basic is a great choice for returning users
that want to be able to import the previous years data for
speed and accuracy. It searches for credits and deductions
to lower your tax bill and, it provides tax-saving tips
to help you get the biggest refund possible. H&R Block Basic
double checks all your entries as you progress to help make
sure your return is accurately prepared.
the easiest way to prepare your income tax return without
hassles and complications.
The first time I purchased the
H&R Block Basic Software
edition, I thought about it for a while before the purchase
since I just didn't believe that I would really be able
to do my own taxes.
To my surprise I found that today's tax software really
does make tax return filing a simple process for anyone,
regardless of tax or math skills.
Selecting the edition that will be the best fit for your
filing situation is the first step. The Basic Edition is
designed for simple returns that require basic forms like
1040 - 1040ez.
Supported Computer Platforms
H&R Block Basic - Mac
Works with most operating systems.
Windows XP / Vista / 7 / Mac OS X
H&R Block Basic 2017 Software
H&R Block Online Tax
Preparation Software Editions - Comparison Chart
The Basic Software Edition
includes everything in the Free
Edition, along with additional Basic Features for importing
data and additional support.
Screen Shot - Online Comparison Chart
You Should Use H&R Block
Basic 2017 - 2018 if you:
- rent your home or apartment
- own your home and don't have a mortgage
- file a 1040EZ or other simple tax return
A big tax refund is what you want right? After all, Uncle
Sam isn't typically making sound financial decisions for
our interest is he? For a lot of common tax returns, this
basic edition is all you'll really need to complete your
tax filing process, and to ensure you receive all the deductions
The H&R Block Basic Edition includes superior on-screen
guidance that gives you access to technical support and
H&R Block's tips and tricks knowledgebase. H&R Block's technical
support is very highly rated throughout the tax software
consumer ratings everywhere. It took me less that an hour
to complete my return the first time I used it, and it did
all of the math for me. It made my tax preparation task
so quick and simple, that I had to write about it.
The multiple sources of easy to use guidance and help
kept me moving along at a fast pace. It seems no matter
where I was in the process, there's always plenty of support
to help if I didn't understand, or needed more information.
They have truly used all their tax professional experiences
to insure they cover all the issues that can come up. Give
it a try, it will work well for you too..
The way it packages up sections of the interview process
helps to keep you moving in the right direction quickly
as it eliminates sections that just don't apply. I hate
wading through questions that aren't relevant based on my
H&R Block Basic Features
HR Block Basic: Start saving money today by preparing
your tax return yourself. H&R Block Basic is the low cost
edition for the job, with easy navigation this software
product can help you save money right away.
H&R Block has made me a more knowledgeable filer as it
taught me a lot about tax benefits, credits and deductions
that I had been missing every year because I didn't know
Basic edition is quite similar to the Free edition. The
big difference is that with the Basic version you can import
your previous year’s entry data, plus it includes extra
support options to insure accuracy and save time.
H&R Block Basic Online
Basic Features: Guides you step by step through your
H&R Block Basic Provides Help When You Need It, Why It's
Best For You
- H&R Block At Home™ Basic
- Complete a simple federal tax return for a low price.
- Works on Windows + Mac
- Includes Step-by-step guidance
- Double checks for errors
- Easy to use for first-time users
- Easily imports your W-2, 1099 and last year's information
from both TurboTax® and H&R Block At Home™ tax software
- Includes 5 free federal e-files. State program is
an additional fee.
Helpful H&R Block Basic Features Simplify Tax Preparation
HR Block Basic you get a fully backed accuracy guarantee,
if the software makes an arithmetic error that results in
your payment of a penalty or interest to the IRS that you
would otherwise not have been required you to pay, H&R Block
will reimburse you up to a maximum of $10,000.
State programs can be downloaded within the program for
an additional cost, or apply online to import your federal
data to your state return. State release dates vary by state,
most state programs are available in January. The following
states don't support partial-year/nonresident forms: DC,
DE, HI, LA, ND, VT and WV.
H&R Block At Home is
a registered trademark of HRB Innovations, Inc.
H&R Block Basic Features
Guaranteed Accurate Calculations and Audit Support
Get Worry-free Audit Support®
It's unlikely that you will be subjected to an IRS tax
audit but, if you do, H&R Block offers free audit support
and audit representation as part of their guarantee.
The free audit support helps you understand why you are
being audited and, what kind of response you need to prepare
for the IRS. If you need addition representation, HR Block
can communicate on your behalf through an audit proceeding
HR Block Basic Features:
- Import features: Saves you time
by importing tax data from last
year’s TurboTax®, H&R Block®, your
employer, and your bank
- Plain English explanations and
support from H&R Block
- 100% Accuracy and satisfaction
- Guaranteed accurate calculations
provide reimbursement from resulting
IRS penalties and interest charges
- Maximum Refund Guarantee, or
your return is free.
- Automatically double-checks
your return for errors and omissions
- Advice for Changing Tax Situations,
such as getting married, having
a baby, buying a home and more.
- Everything you need to complete
a simple federal tax return at a
great low price
- Convenient Payment Options,
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