H&R Block has improved the user interface for its online and iPad tax preparation software.

The updated product features a new design and navigation to help taxpayers prepare their own taxes. Enhancements include improved search capabilities, a progress indicator and a central location for all support services, such as access to prior-year returns and answers to frequently asked questions. Block is also offering priority technical and tax support for clients who are using the tax prep chain’s Premium product.

Clients also get access to a My H&R Block account to manage documents, track the status of their tax returns and refunds, and access personalized health care information. In addition, the new interface offers easier access to tax and IRS information and resources.

The new look and feel of the H&R Block online software is now available in the latest version of the iPad app. The app also provides an enhanced optical character recognition feature for iPad 3 or higher users, as well as for iOS 6 and iOS 7 systems. With the iPad’s built-in camera, taxpayers can snap a photo of their tax documents and securely upload them to the program.

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