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This giveaway is now closed to new entries. Thanks to everyone who has participated. We will be selecting the winners shortly.

It’s time for another giveaway. H&R Block wants to give an iPod Touch to two Consumerism Commentary readers. The iPods will be delivered with an app pre-installed to help taxpayers as we approach the final filing stretch.

The strongest feature of the “H&R Block Tax Answers App,” available here from the Apple store, is the ability to get personalized answers to your tax questions. When using the app, your iPhone or iPod Touch with WiFi is connected directly to H&R Block’s Get it Right Community, with 1,000 tax experts on hand. In general, you will receive your response, for free, within 24 hours.

Other features include a glossary so you can quickly get a definition for an unfamiliar tax term and a quiz where you can test your tax knowledge.

H&R Block Tax AnswersAs you can see from the Tax Answers app’s main menu, you can also use this program to locate the nearest H&R Block office. If nothing else, you can use this for a scavenger hunt or you can check with your friends to see who has the most locations in a ten-mile radius of his or her home.

As I’ve mentioned before, an independent tax accountant completes my tax return. If you have a simple tax situation, many online tools are available. H&R Block’s At Home is the company’s re-branding of TaxCut, and other perennial favorites include Intuit’s TurboTax and TaxACT. All of these options offer free federal filing for taxpayers in certain situations.

How to win a free iPod Touch

I’m going to keep this simple. If you would like to be entered in the giveaway to win one of two iPod Touch devices, leave a comment here. If you want two extra chances, follow @luke_landes on Twitter and link to this giveaway on Twitter with the following phrase:

Win a free iPod Touch from @luke_landes and @ConsumerismComm! http://bit.ly/d5r1BS

You must enter by 11:59 EDT on Friday, March 19, 2010. Two winners will be chosen randomly from among the respondents within a few days of the giveaway’s end. As always, only one set of entries (comment and Twitter) per name or IP address is allowed.

Now for some fine print. H&R Block is providing the iPod Touch devices directly to Consumerism Commentary readers. The software is being provided independently of any other H&R Block reviews posted on Consumerism Commentary. Consumerism Commentary is an authorized affiliate of H&R Block.

This giveaway is now closed to new entries. Thanks to everyone who has participated. We will be selecting the winners shortly.

Updated March 21, 2011 and originally published March 15, 2010. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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Luke Landes, also known as Flexo, is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about him and follow Luke Landes on Twitter. View all articles by .

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avatar Chris

You the man! Great give-away!

avatar Susan Stevens

I would love to win and ipod touch! Thank you for having the giveaway… I am following and did tweet. sarahsmom32 – twitter name

avatar Alan Mayer

This is a good time to come out with an app to help taxpayers

avatar reva skie

A free iPod would certainly sweeten up tax time for me. It’s generally not a windfall in our house.

avatar Revanche

Ooh this is cool! I would love one!

avatar Jason

I would love one. plus I need to do my taxes.

avatar ryan

They do my taxes, does that get me two?

avatar Donna B.

I would like to be entered please :) I follow @flexo and @ConsumerismComm and I tweeted

http://twitter.com/simplydab/status/10540906242

avatar chris s

WOW great prize.

avatar Ross

Sweet, I am definitely in.

avatar Dave

Thanks for this awesome giveaway!

avatar chris s

I follow Flexo on twitter & tweeted.
@jadenruby
http://twitter.com/jadenruby/status/10541006058

avatar Jacqui

I used H&R at home to do my taxes (I owe, so I haven’t actually *filed* yet) and I love your blog and I’ve been working hard to resist buying one of this little Apple goodies for the last year!

avatar JuliaA

the ipod touch is such a great prize.

avatar paranoidasteroid

I’d love to win this! Awesome giveaway!

avatar Steve

insert “thanks for the giveaway/this would be awesome/fanboy” comment here.

also tweeted (was already following)

avatar Nate

Great giveaway of an item I’ve been debating getting

avatar Sarah

Great giveaway! Please enter me!!

avatar Mrs. Money

Awesome! I would love to win one. :)

avatar Sarah

I’m following you on twitter & tweeted:

http://twitter.com/miss_moneymaker/status/10541272854

avatar thisisbeth

I used H&R At Home to file my taxes this year! And, like everyone else in the world, I’d love an iPod Touch!

avatar Mrs. Micah

Cool app. :) I can’t see most people actually filing on their iPhones/iTouches for a few more years, but this kind of pocket reference is awesome. And also love to win an iTouch, since our getting-out-of-debt plan doesn’t include nice electronics–though Micah and I been fortunate enough to get used iPods from friends for little to nothing.

avatar Mary

I’d love an iPod Touch, then I might be as gadgeted up as my kids…

following on Twitter and retweeted your note!

@mbrodd

avatar David

Tweeted as well. I’ve got to say it’s very cool that you are able to get hooked into deals like this.

avatar Ryan

This is an awesome give away. Thanks for posting it.

avatar Melissa

I’d like to enter
I also follow on Twitter and tweeted the note
@md325

avatar revin

Sign me up please.

avatar Elizabeth W.

I would love to enter! Thanks for the great info you always have!

avatar Elizabeth W.

Been following you on twitter for a while now! Left a tweet!!!

avatar Jess

I’d love to win an iPod touch!

I’m following you on twitter but my tweets are protected–can I still tweet about it and have it count? @jessfauve

avatar Sara

I love my Apple gear so am throwing my name in the ring for an iPod touch!

avatar Mike

woot for free ipod! tax help is cool too

avatar Tallanya M

Thanks so much for this awesome giveaway. I follow you and tweeted :) @bolonny

avatar Arjun @ InvestingThesis.com

a free giveaway….count me in!

avatar Melissa

A few years ago I took an H&R Block Tax Course. It was very informative. I would love to win an iPod Touch. I intend to tweet about it also.

avatar JD

I sure would like a free iPod touch!

avatar Mike

I’m loving all these giveaways. Thanks!

avatar Craig/FFB

Would love to win an ipod touch! Already following and tweeted the giveaway.

avatar Dubary Brea

Awesome giveaway!

avatar Jackson

I enjoy the blog and would also enjoy an ipod touch.

avatar Steven

I could sure use an iPod touch!!

avatar Tim

Sign me up! Thanks.

avatar Kyle

Count me in

avatar Stephen

I definitely like these giveaways!

avatar Salvatore

This is a great giveaway! Thanks!

avatar Pete

Tweeted, and I’d love to win!

avatar Tammy

I love it. great giveaway.

avatar Eden

I want to win!

avatar Sonya Sparks

I would love to have an iPod touch. Thanks for the chance.

avatar Sonya Sparks
avatar Brian

I could use some tax tips since I usually pay, so that app might come in handy. Of course, paying is better than giving that interest-free loan to the IRS, I guess! Thanks to H&R and you for the great contest.

avatar Simon Zhen

A free iPod touch would be lovely!

avatar Julie Reuter

I’ve always used Turbo Tax…is the H&R Block version really any better?

I tweeted: http://twitter.com/juliereuter/status/10546981034

avatar Tiffany

i heard about this blog because of the giveaway. Great blog! Great marketing!

avatar Rob

Sounds cool, I’m in!

avatar VK

Count me in. Please let it be me.

avatar Michelle

I would appreciate this!

avatar Yana

I would so love to win this!

avatar Alli

Thanks for doing this great giveaway. Following on twitter and tweeted. Thanks!

avatar Scot Landes

That sounds awesome!

avatar Debbie B

Great giveaway! I appreciate it very much!

avatar Brandon

I love the H&R Block tax tool.

avatar Debbie B
avatar Brian

Sounds cool. I want this one.

avatar Lance R

Pick me!

avatar tmg

In!

avatar lyn

Thanks for the chance!! Would love to try one of these.

avatar Andrew Moore

I would love to win an iPod Touch!!!

avatar Erica Douglass

I don’t have an iPod Touch or an iPhone and wouldn’t mind winning one. Thanks for the offer!

-Erica

avatar Leslie

nice prize hope I win

avatar Ed Walsh

Listen and enjoy your podcasts. Good Job

avatar Al

Thanks for the giveaway-any help with taxes is appreciated!

avatar Greg

Thanks for the chance. Keep up the great work.

avatar AnneMarie

This would definitely make taxes more enjoyable.

avatar Janet

Thanks for the giveaway!

avatar Frank

gimme! gimme! gimme! :P

avatar Debbie

Great prize, I would love an iPod touch.

avatar Marie Galbraith

I would love this prize…my return this year sure is not one!

avatar Matt

this is awesome…..fingers crossed!

avatar thomas

yes please

avatar RainyDaySaver

I’d love an iPod Touch — it’s just like a mini iPad, haha.

avatar Claudia

H&R Block : Here I come! I need to do my taxes and this iTouch will help me find a location :)

avatar Ginette

What a great contest, crossing my fingers

avatar Avril

I would love an ipod! Thanks!

avatar Kara

WOW, would love a free iTouch!!! you rock, love the blog

avatar don

Hope I win. Thanks to H & R Block for sponsoring the contest

avatar laura

What a great prize and a great app to go with it!

avatar Money Funk

And iPod makes for a great giveaway. Thanks to both you and H&R Block. ;)

avatar Mary

Great giveaway. Thank you.

avatar wes

A touch is an iPhone without a camera or phone.

avatar Stefanie

Thanks for the chance to win!

avatar James Hampton

Count me in.

avatar fiorella

Awesome giveaway, Flexo! Please count me in.

avatar James Clark

Great prizes! Thanks H and R Block! Count me in too! Good luck everyone!

avatar Abigail

After months and months of saving rewards point, we finally got my husband an iPod Touch to help him stay organized. But now I desperately want one! So here’s hoping I can be one of the lucky two!

I also follow you on twitter and will go tweet this now.

avatar Patty

Great prize!!

avatar Char

I’d love to win, great giveaway!

avatar Char
avatar A. Gupta

I’d love to win the prize!

avatar Mike

wooooow. please be me

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