As of 2015, tax preparation costs at H&R Block range from just under $150 to $200, according to H&R Blocks 2014 Annual Report. Tax preparation fees depend on the type of tax preparation required, which can vary depending on whether a person itemizes deductions or reports business income.
H&R Blocks average national fee for preparing 2014 tax returns amounted to $147 per return, reports CBS News. In addition to a cost variation due to the type of tax prepared, costs may also vary by region. However, H&R Block prices are still less than the national average of $273, notes the National Society of Accountants. The South Atlantic region of the United States spends an average of $268 for tax preparations using a 1040 form.