H&R Block Tax Software Premium

Premium Self-employed tax software for rental property owners, freelancers, contractors and more


Federal + State

Fees for State and State E–file when filing with Premium

State Software


State E-file

$19.95 ea.

*Additional State Programs are $39.95 each

All prices are subject to change without notice.

Software Requirements

Windows 7 / 8.1 / 10
Internet Explorer® 9.0 or higher

OS 10.9.5 or higher
Safari 9.1.3 and higher

Hardware Requirements

INTERNET CONNECTION REQUIRED for updates, state downloads, e–file
170 MB of hard disk space
2X CD-ROM drive
1024 x 768, SVGA color monitor
Compatible ink jet or laser printer
Speaker and Sound Card: For videos / animations

Get the best tax software for self–employed filers and get your absolute maximum refund–guaranteed.

Our premium tax software was designed to help self–employed filers make smart and tactical tax decisions. When it comes to self–employed tax preparation you’ll need to do more than file 1040 forms.

Whether you’re a freelancer, independent contractor, rental property owner or landlord, we’ll provide all the guidance and expert advice you need to file the best way for you and your business–the way that gets you every dollar you deserve.

Premium Tax Software – Product Features:

Tools & Guidance

Drag and Drop Makes it Easier Than Ever

Save time and easily import last year’s return data from any tax software by importing last year’s return. Switch in seconds to H&R Block.


Free live product help via chat – or get tax help from a tax expert for a fee with Software Assist.

Accurate Cost Basis

Our advanced filing calculators can help determine the cost basis of your sales, dividends, gifts and inheritance assets, so you can be sure your numbers are 100% accurate.

Specialized Reporting

Self-Employment Support

We’ll help you report profits and losses from freelancing, contracting or businesses you own with our Premium Tax Software. (Schedule C)

Rental Property Guidance

Our tax software for landlords comes with expert guidance for reporting royalties or income and expenses from real estate you own and rent to others, so you get the biggest tax deduction. (Schedule E)

Freelance & Independent Contractor Reporting

If you have simple earnings and expenses, we’ll make sure you meet all the requirements of Schedule C–EZ, and get you as much of your hard–earned money back as possible – Premium tax software for the win!

Investment Income Reporting

We’ll guide you through your sale of stocks, bonds and mutual funds, and help report income from your retirement plan and rollovers, payments from your IRAs, 401(k)s and more. (Schedule D)

All H&R Block Tax Filing Software Products Include:

  • Drag & drop last year’s personal return
  • Free in-person Audit Representation2
  • Step-by-step guidance on every credit and deduction
  • 5 Free Federal E-files
  • Data Security
  • Free Earned Income Tax Credit
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Additional Benefits & Features:Basic Deluxe Premium Premium
& Business
Step-by-step Q&A and guidance on all available credits and deductions Included Included Included Included
Quickly import your W-2, 1099, and 1098 Included Included Included Included
Drag & drop last year's personal return from TurboTax®, Quicken®, or any tax provider Included Included Included Included
Itemize deductions with Schedule A Included Included Included Included
Accuracy Review™ checks for issues and assesses your audit riskDisclaimer number 11. Scroll to bottom of page. Included Included Included Included
Five free federal e-files for your personal return, and unlimited federal preparation and printing Included Included Included Included
Reporting assistance on income from investments, stock options, home sales, and retirement Not Included Included Included Included
Guidance on maximizing mortgage interest and real estate tax deductions Not Included Included Included Included
H&R Block DeductionPro® values and optimizes charitable donations Not Included Included Included Included
One personal state program download included — a valueDisclaimer number 42. Scroll to bottom of page. (State e-file available for $19.95 per return)Disclaimer number40. Scroll to bottom of page. Not Included Included Included Included
Tax calculators to help determine the cost basis of sale, dividend, gift, and inheritance assets Not Included Not Included Included Included
Advanced Schedule C guidance to maximize deductions for self-employment income Not Included Not Included Included Included
Schedule E guidance for rental property income and expenses Not Included Not Included Included Included
Get guidance for, prepare and file corporate and S corporation tax returns (Forms 1120, 1120S), partnership and LLC tax returns (Form 1065), estate and trust tax returns (Form 1041), nonprofit tax returns (Form 990) Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Create payroll (940 & 941) and employer (W?2 & 1099) forms Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Maximize your tax benefits for vehicle deductions, depreciation, and business expenses Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Unlimited business state programs included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included

H&R Block Guarantees

Maximum Refund Guarantee

No one gets you more than Block. Get the maximum refund you’re entitled to or your return is free.Disclaimer number6. Scroll to bottom of page.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

If you are dissatisfied with our software for any reason, H&R Block will refund the full purchase price you paid.

100% Accuracy Guarantee

We stand by our calculations and guarantee that your return is 100% accurate, or we'll reimburse you for any IRS penalties you paid. Get Tax Help and Tax Answers from H&R Block.

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