H&R Block DIY desktop tax software 2019 on sale now for tax season 2020

Normally priced at least $10 less than TurboTax®, clients get exceptional value and easy access to expert help throughout the tax preparation process

KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) DIY desktop tax software 2019, for tax season 2020, is available for download and expanding soon to retail outlets nationwide.  Starting at $19.99, DIY tax software 2019 is designed for filers of all complexities, ranging from first-time filers with simple tax situations to small business owners.  For those who prefer to do their own taxes with desktop software but want the security of knowing expert help is available if they need it, this year’s software makes accessing help easier than ever before with significantly enhanced self-help resources, including 24/7 access to free support via chat with the new Virtual Assistant, offering answers to the most common questions.

If a client wants support from a trained tax professional, optional Software AssistSM is available starting January 3, offering unlimited live chat sessions with an H&R Block tax expert, or by phone, if preferred.  “H&R Block wants to make tax preparation as easy as possible for our software clients,” said Heather Watts, senior vice president and general manager of digital at H&R Block.  “We’ve invested in new and enhanced help resources to ensure our clients feel confident every step of the way as they do their own taxes.”