In the context of a someone helping you with something, how do you thank he/she?

I was thinking "Danke für ihre Hilfe","Danke für deine Hilfe",or "Danke für die Hilfe". Which best conveys the meaning?

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    These are all ok, though using ihre makes you talking to a stranger. It's okay for people you just met or likely never see again. E.g. when someone helped you climbing a train. Also okay for your neighbor if you aren't yet friends with her.
    – Janka
    Commented Aug 3, 2019 at 12:32
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    Possible duplicate of When should you use "du" instead of "Sie"? Commented Aug 3, 2019 at 15:16

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Danke für die Hilfe will always be ok, so you don't need to worry about "Sie" and "du".

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