H&R Block At Home solutions are smart, simple and backed by the leading name in taxes.

For tax season 2014, H&R Block upgraded its DIY tax preparation products to provide a simpler tax preparation experience and easy access to free, unlimited advice from tax professionals. Among the new features are the following:

H&R Block Online

Redesigned user-interface

  • Central location for all support services, such as
    • Access to prior year returns
    • Answers to commonly asked questions
    • Unlimited chat sessions with trained experts for tax advice
  • Checklist of documents and information you will need to complete the next section of the return

Upgraded navigational tools and search function

  • Enhanced search to quickly find answers to tax questions
  • Progress indicator to update users about where they are in the tax interview process

Free, unlimited expert advice via online chat

  • Chat live with a tax professional to receive personalize tax advice if any questions come up throughout the tax preparation process
  • Resource bar with easy access to information from the IRS

File on-the-go with mobile apps

H&R Block 1040EZ Tax App: Prepare a simple federal and state income tax return for $9.99 (free until Feb. 15!)

  • Quickly and easily file your taxes in 10 minutes! Simply take a photo of your W-2 to import your tax data
  • Supports 1098-T and scholarship income
  • More intelligent interview helps consumers find the right product if they have a more complex return

H&R Block iPad App: Prepare any income tax return – from the simplest to the most complex – using a redesigned tablet app

  • Enhanced user-interface and navigation
  • Anyone using H&R Block Online has the ability to access and edit their tax return from an iPad or from the computer’s browser

Year-round Access with My H&R Block Account

  • Stores client information year-round for tax preparation, checkups and tax planning
  • Access to a personalized Tax and Health Care Review in a secure, online environment
  • Personalized tax checklist for prior clients who prepared their returns at an office