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Hr Block

Taxback and Hr Block Overview

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Hr Block was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Feb 22, 2008 and since then this brand received 1050 reviews. It is 1022 reviews more than Taxback received since Jun 11, 2008.

Taxback and Hr Block Consumer Ratings

34 out of 261 in Taxes category
26 out of 261 in Taxes category
Price Affordability
22 in category
19 in category
Customer service
26 in category
22 in category
18 in category
17 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Hr Block ranks 8 points higher in the Taxes category than Taxback. People gave Taxback 1.4 stars for Price Affordability criterion in Taxes category and it is 30 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Hr Block was rated 1.5 stars for Price Affordability criterion in this category and it is 33 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Customer service criterion, than we see that Hr Block has a higher rating than Taxback. Regarding Reliability criterion, consumers gave Taxback 1.4 stars and it is 65% greater than other in category. Hr Block however was rated 1.5 stars and it is 67% greater than other in category.

Taxback and Hr Block Rating Details

Price Affordability
1.4 (11 reviews)
1.5 (241 reviews)
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...But if I want to get back into Canada I guess I have to pay their price. I will never recommend this company or any of their affiliates. I will be posting this review anywhere and everywhere that they threatened to blast my name as a tax evader...


BEWARE!!! You are not told the price for the tax preparation until they are done, as well as they tell you after all is said and done, that you don’t qualify for the rapid refund because your refund is under $1000. They should be decent enough to tell tax filers that it would be a lot cheaper for...

Customer service
1.3 (11 reviews)
1.6 (292 reviews)
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I´m completely shocked from the Customer Service of Tax Back. I sent to the agent who was dealing with my case, several emails letting him know what I really needed from them. He completely ignored my emails and kept sending me canned responses without any sense which made me absolutely upset! I...


...After being hung up on 3x by customer service a supervisor said i had to wait until midnight for the card (what a joke) and make sure to check my mailbox again. Its not their problem if I hadnt received the card. During this time an ACH of 171...

1.4 (10 reviews)
1.5 (221 reviews)
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Just found out after months of paperwork, where they confirmed they could file my FICA tax rebate and after getting me to sign all the documents for the refund AND which paperwork gives them the rights to claims my tax rebate in their name!! they are now telling me that the paperwork isn´t good...

Antonio B

We have used H &;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; R for YEARS! Got a notice from IRS that we owed $10.500. from 2017, OK... just go to our local office to clear it up. Got insurance to do this, ok.... sure enough it was their mistake. My mother died and I got two payments through her estate which were in our...

Sarah H

Taxback and Hr Block Pros and Cons

No votes
  • Tax preparer
  • Customer service
  • Technology
No votes
  • Customer service
  • Inexperienced tax preparer
  • No refund after error

Taxback and Hr Block Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

the item was smaller then anticipated


my emerald card people at the bank keep telling me I have one dollar on my card thats embrassing

Taxback and Hr Block Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

Such a shocking company wouldn't recommend them to anyone! you get passed around from rep to rep who don't seem to know...


I went to H&R Block this year expecting to get the same great service i received last year. After calling the...

Taxback and Hr Block Latest Reviews

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Just found out after months of paperwork, where they confirmed they could file my FICA tax rebate and after getting me...

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Was denied. First time in 5 years. Nothing has changed. Emerald advance is a scam now.

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Taxback and Hr Block Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Taxback Tax Refund (18 reviews)
  • Taxback Tax Return (2 reviews)
  • Taxback Customer Care (1 review)
  • Hr Block Tax Preparation (129 reviews)
  • Hr Block Tax Refund (52 reviews)
  • Hr Block Emerald Prepaid Card (46 reviews)