We’ve got your back,
Even after you file.

Only H&R Block offers tax audit support with
in-person representation – free.

File your taxes confidently knowing H&R Block is behind you every step of the way. We include Free In-person Audit Support with H&R Block Basic, Deluxe, Premium, and Premium & Business desktop software. This means that in the unlikely event of an audit, an H&R Block Enrolled Agent will help you manage the process by:

  • IRS Correspondence Management - H&R Block will assist with notices that are initiated by the IRS or State Department of Revenue(s).
  • Audit Preparation - H&R Block will provide detailed information regarding how to prepare for an audit, and extend an offer for an H&R Block Enrolled Agent to represent you in the event of an audit.26
  • Audit Representation - An H&R Block Enrolled Agent guides you through what to expect during the audit, attends the audit with you and helps you manage the entire audit experience.26

Trust the tax professionals of H&R Block for taxes done right and support you can count on.

How Free In-person Audit Support Works:

  1. Successfully file, via e-file or print and mail, your individual federal or state income tax return (with paid federal return) using H&R Block desktop software and you are eligible to receive audit support at no additional charge for your 2016 return.
  2. Retain your e-file confirmation e-mail or a copy of your tax return as proof of your eligibility for Free In-person Audit Support.
  3. If you receive a notice from the IRS or State Department of Revenue or are audited, H&R Block will provide you with assistance with the notice and/or offer to provide you with an H&R Block Enrolled Agent to represent you.26
  4. Call 1-800-HRBLOCK (1-800-472-5625) to initiate audit services that you may need. Conditions apply. View the complete terms and conditions

Tax Audit Questions & Answers:

  1. QCan I do my taxes by hand and then sign up for Free In-person Audit Support?
  2. ANo. Free In-person Audit Support is only offered for returns prepared and filed (whether via e-file or print and mail) with H&R Block desktop software.
  3. QWho will benefit from using Free In-person Audit Support
  4. AThose clients who want no surprises after filing their taxes. It's a smart way to make sure you're covered no matter how complex your tax situation. The benefits of Free In-person Audit Support will be invaluable in the event that you need representation because the IRS questions your tax return.
  5. QWhat is an Enrolled Agent?
  6. AEnrolled Agents are tax professionals who have demonstrated special competence in tax matters and can represent taxpayers before the IRS. Enrolled Agents do not provide legal representation (signed Power of Attorney required).

Need Live Support? 1-800-HRBLOCK (1-800-472-5625) or Find An Office