Building off its longstanding partnership in providing free online tax filing services, H&R Bloack (NYSE: HRB) and United Way announce enhanced security features to MyFreeTaxes designed to further safeguard taxpayer information. MyFreeTAxes is a free, safe and easy way for anyone earning $64,000 or less to file state and federal taxes. When it comes to security and protecting client data, H&R Block is among the industry leaders.
The key features of MyFreeTaxes include:
- Free, unlimited, personalized real-time chat and phone support from IRS-certified operators at 1-855-MY-TX-HELP. The helpline, with operators that speak both English and Spanish, operates from January 13 through April 18 from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm EST Monday through Friday and noon to 9:00 pm EST on Saturday
- Refund RevealTM will show filers how and why their refund amount is changing
- MyFreeTaxes is promoted by United Way, and users can contact their local United Way for other local resources, or find ways to volunteer and further support their community
- Advanced functionality for those working in the gig economy or need to include information regarding real estate investments, stock options or inheritance taxes