The best ways to file your taxes in 2022.
January 10, 2022
It’s about that time of year again. Tax season is coming.
You might be wondering about the best way to file your taxes. We get it, that’s why we offer different ways to help you file. Whether you come see us in person or file online, we have all the best ways to help you file and get the most out of your return.
Our recommendations for the best ways to file are:
Drop off Service
We want to make it easy for you, we understand that taxes can be a little intimidating. That’s why we have services that are as simple as dropping in and dropping off your documents. No appointments needed. Drop into an office any time during business hours.
How does Drop off Service work?
Getting your taxes done can be as easy as 1-2-3!
1. Gather all your tax documents (including any receipts, forms, and slips)
2. Drop off your papers at one of our locations during office hours
3. Schedule your pickup and review time
Our Easy Drop Off Service makes it easy to get your taxes done on time and on your schedule. Whether this is your first time filing with us or you’ve been with us for years, our principles stay the same.
What are the benefits of using a Drop off Service?
Our Drop off service doesn't require much on your part, which makes it more convenient than other types of filing. All you have to do is fill out your paperwork and provide any necessary receipts or slips. If you're a little unsure about what forms you need to provide, don’t worry! Check our handy tax checklist to help keep you organized!
The only time you need an appointment is when your taxes are ready to pick up! Once your taxes are ready to be picked up, our experts will contact you to set up your pickup time. During this appointment, our experts will put aside time to review your taxes with you and go over some details.
Remote Tax Expert: All the benefits of a tax expert from the comfort of your home
We get it, your time is valuable. This is why we created our Remote Tax Expert, you can get all the benefits and expertise of a in-person tax person from the comfort of your home. With Remote Tax Expert, you get expert tax preparation without going into an office. You simply upload your documents, and a Tax Expert does the rest.
How does Remote Tax Expert work?
Using Remote Tax Expert can be broken down into 4 steps.
Step 1: Create your online profile with H&R Block.
Step 2: Submitting your documents is a simple a taking a snap! Using your phone or computer upload all your slips, forms, and receipts in our secure portal.
Step 3: Communicate with your Remote Tax Expert online or over the phone.
Step 4: Sit back and relax while your Remote Tax Expert prepares and files your return.
What are the benefits of a Remote Tax Expert?
With Remote Tax Expert you can easily:
1. Upload documents directly from your phone by taking a picture.
2. Communicate with an expert who understands your tax situation.
3. Access your documents anytime, anywhere.
4. Your private data is secure at every step.
Do it yourself with a tax filing software
If you’re a little more confident with your taxes, there is always the option to file yourself using our state-of-the-art tax software. With H&R’s tax software you can choose which level will be the best fit for you.
We offer 3 levels of software:
This level handles all tax scenarios and gives you the confidence to file with accuracy and security. It also includes personalized step-by-step guidance, automatic return optimization, online help centre access and more!
Get an added level of support and help to file with ease. This level also includes all free features, customized tax tips, transfer last year’s data and more.
This software offers the highest level of support and peace of mind. It includes all free and assistance features, unlimited priority support, and audit protection as well!
What are the benefits of using a tax software?
Depending on how comfortable you are with your taxes and which level you choose to go with, tax softwares are a quick way to get your taxes done on your own time.
With H&R Block, we also offer added layers of protection to help give you peace of mind. Our Ask an Expert and Expert Review are addition features you can add on to your tax software. Get a Tax Expert’s help if you have questions or have them review your return before you file to further improve your refund or decrease what you owe.
Come in Office and File
File your taxes with an expert by your side. We know all the ins and outs of the tax system. Each Tax Expert receives training every year to ensure that they’re up to date on the Canadian tax code and ready to get you your maximum refund this year.
What are the benefits of filing in office?
Filing in office gives you direct access to your Tax Expert, any questions or concerns you have can be addressed right then and there. You also get the option of adding extra value to your appointment with additional products and services such as Peace of Mind, Free Second Look and Online Estate Planning.
Peace of Mind - Have one of our experts beside you from the moment you receive a CRA/ Revenu Quebec assessment or audit, helping you through the process.
Free Second Look - We’ll review up to three of your past returns looking for money that others may have missed. And we’ll do it for free.
Online Estate Planning - Death and taxes. Now we can help you with both. This affordable and accessible plan helps you protect what matters most. If you have more questions about death and your taxes, check out our blog here for more information!