How Do I Track My Tax Return with H&r Block?

If you have filed a tax return through H&R Block, you'll want to check the status frequently to see if there are any updates. Keep reading for some helpful tips out how to check the status of your tax return with H&R Block.

H&R Block is a tax preparation company with locations across North America, Australia, and India. The company is named after its founders, Henry W. Block and Richard Bloch. Founded in 1955, the company has grown to have over 12,000 retail locations by 2018. If you have filed a tax return through H&R Block, you'll want to check the status frequently to see if there are any updates. Keep reading to find out how to check the status of your tax return with H&R Block.

Check H&R Block Tax Return Status Online

You can check the status of your e-file on H&R Block.

  1. Go to https://www.hrblock.com/taxes/doing_my_taxes/check_status.html

  2. Choose an answer from the drop-down menu for 'How did you file your taxes?' The options are:

    • At an H&R Block Tax Office

    • H&R Block Online/Software

    • H&R Block Tax Pro Review

    • H&R Block Tax Pro Go

  3. Enter your date of birth.

  4. Enter your social security number.

  5. Enter your last name as it is spelled on your legal documents.

  6. Click 'Submit.'

  7. You will be redirected to a page with details on the status of your e-filing.

Check Tax Refund Status Online through the IRS

H&R Block also recommends you check the status of your tax refund directly through the IRS website. Note that this option is only available 24 hours after e-filing or four weeks after you mailed your return. Updates are made daily, usually overnight, on the IRS website.

  1. Go to www.irs.gov

  2. Click on 'Get Your Refund Status.'

  3. Select 'Check My Refund Status.'

  4. Enter your social security number.

  5. Enter your filing status as it matches your tax return. The options include:

    • Single

    • Married-Filing Joint Return

    • Married-Filing Separate Return

    • Head of Household

    • Qualifying Widow(er)

  6. Enter your refund amount as shown on your tax return. You must enter the exact whole dollar amount.

  7. Select 'Submit.'

  8. You will be redirected to a page with details of your tax return.

Contact H&R Block Customer Service Via Live Chat

If you are having difficulties accessing your tax return online, you can contact the H&R Block Customer Service team via live chat. Note that you will need to provide some personal information to confirm your identity and access your tax return information.

Contact H&R Block Customer Service Via Email

If you are having difficulties accessing your tax return online, you can contact the H&R Block Customer Service team via email. Note that it may take several hours or business days to receive a response, so this isn't the fastest contact method. Additionally, H&R Block may not be able to provide you confidential information over email and will request that you call them if they can't address your online difficulties.

Contact H&R Block Customer Service Via Phone

If you are having difficulties accessing your tax return online, or prefer to speak to a person, you can contact the H&R Block Customer Service team via phone. Note that you will need to provide some personal information to confirm your identity and access your tax return information.

Visit an H&R Retail Location

If you would like support in person, you can choose to visit a nearby H&R Block retail location.

  1. Go to https://www.hrblock.ca/office-locator/

  2. Enter your city or postal code.

  3. Click 'Go.'

  4. Location nearby will appear in the search results. Make sure to click on 'Office hours & info' to ensure you visit when the location is open.

  5. You may need to provide government-issued identification in person to get help accessing your tax return information.

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