Can I use my tablet or smartphone to do my taxes?

Absolutely! From start to finish, you can use your smartphone, tablet, or computer to complete your 2018 tax return using H&R Block’s Online tax software. That means you can register for a new account using your smartphone, sign in, and enter your personal information using your tablet, and complete and file your return on your personal computer. This multi-device approach is just one of the things that puts H&R Block’s Online tax software ahead of the rest – no other tax software in Canada offers you more ways to file your taxes.

System requirements for H&R Block’s Online tax software 

The following is a list of the minimum system requirements you’ll need to run H&R Block’s tax software:

  • Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster
  • Operating system:  Windows 7, 8.1, 10. Mac 10.9 to 10.13 
  • Tablets: iPad or Android equivalent
  • Mobile Phone: iPhone 5 or Android equivalent
  • RAM: 2 GB RAM
  • Monitor: 1024x768 or higher screen resolution
  • Internet Connection: High-Speed Connection recommended
  • Third Party Software: Adobe Reader 11 or later (or compatible reader) 

Depending on your operating system, the following internet browsers will support our software:

Windows

The browser versions listed below represents the earliest version compatible with H&R Block’s tax software.

 Windows 10.x

  •  Chrome 53.x & higher
  •  Edge 16.x
  •  Firefox 58.x
  •  Explorer 11.x

 Windows 8.1

  •  Chrome 53.x & higher
  •  Explorer 11.x

 

 Windows 7 

  •  Chrome 53.x & higher
  •  Explorer 11.x

 

 

Mac

The browser versions listed below represents the earliest version compatible with H&R Block’s tax software. 

Mac OS X 10.13  
(High Sierra) 

  • Safari 11.x & higher
  • Chrome 64.x & higher 

Mac OS X 10.12 
(Sierra) 

  • Safari 11.x & higher
  • Chrome 64.x & higher 

Mac OS X 10.11 
(El Capitan) 

  • Safari 11.x & higher 
  • Chrome 64.x & higher 

 

Mobile

 

iOS 10.3.x and higher 

  • Safari 11.x & higher
  • Chrome 64.x & higher

 

Android 6.x and higher 

  • Chrome 64.x & higher
  • Samsung Internet 6.x
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