H&R Block Announces Fiscal 2013 Results

Earnings per share[1]from continuing operations of $1.69, up 46% from prior year[2] Total revenues increase 0.4% to $2.9 billion Successful cost reduction initiatives contribute to $126 million, or 22%, increase in pretax earnings from continuing operations EBITDA increased 15% to $874 million, or 30% of revenues[3] H&R Block,… Read More

H&R Block Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB), the world's largest consumer tax services provider, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 20 cents per share, payable July 1, 2013, to shareholders of record as of June 17, 2013. The July 1 dividend payment will mark H&R Block's 203rd consecutive quarterly… Read More

H&R Block Launches Remote Service, Augments In-Office Tax Prep for U.S. Citizens Living, Working Abroad

H&R Block tax experts to help expats meet deadline and foreign accounts compliance The United States is the only developed country that levies income taxes based on citizenship versus just residency. For the more than 6 million “expats” – Americans living abroad – the world’s largest tax preparation company launched a new… Read More

Financially Fit Teens Win $50,000 in Scholarships from H&R Block

(NYSE: HRB) — In a face-off of financial wits, 16 teams of high school students from across the country battled for more than $56,000 in college scholarships during the finals of the H&R Block Dollars & Sense National Challenge. Held April 24-27 at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, Calif. competitors… Read More

H&R Block Reports Tax Return Volume Through April 18; To Announce Fiscal 2013 Results on June 12

Share of total U.S. returns essentially flat compared to prior year 22.0 million total U.S. clients served, down 190,000 or 0.9 percent1 Online returns grew 10.4 percent; total digital returns increased 3.2 percent H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB), the world's largest consumer tax services provider, today released its U.S. tax return… Read More

Need for Extra Cash, Tax Implications of Dipping into Savings Top 2013 List of Taxpayer Dilemmas

Top five taxpayer questions range from canceled debt to military residency issues To get the pulse of how taxpayers see their financial situations, all one has to do is step inside one of the 11,000 H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) offices or scroll through the help section on its At Home solution. As the 2013 tax season comes to a close, The Tax… Read More

Can’t file on time? Not sure it’s right? Don’t settle for less – H&R Block offers free tax extension filing

For those who abhor deadlines, but also like something free, H&R Block is coming to their aid. Now through the April 15 tax filing deadline, all participating H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) locations and At Home online are offering free tax extension filing. But, don’t think an extension to file also means an extension to pay. Almost half of… Read More

Audit Worries Shouldn’t Keep Taxpayers From Taking Valid Tax Breaks

H&R Block Advises Taxpayers Timely Response to IRS Notices Could Mean Tax Savings The federal government estimates it has a $450 billion tax gap (the amount the IRS estimates is missed in tax collections). One way the government tries to close that gap is through IRS audits of those suspected of having underpaid. In 2011, 7.4 percent of… Read More

The Real Gamble is not Paying Taxes on March Madness Windfalls

H&R Block gives the tax facts on gambling winnings March Madness’ bracketology is not only a distraction for many while they should be working, but it also is a hotbed of betting with an estimated $80 million to $90 million wagered legally in Nevada and another $2.5 billion in bets made in office pools and other wagers. H&R Block… Read More

H&R Block Continues to Champion Its Tax Professionals

The case filed by H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) in the U.S. District Court for Western Missouri will continue despite the court's decision to not grant a preliminary injunction against Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU) for the alleged unlawful misuse of the H&R Block brand and trademark as well as unfair disparagement of the H&R Block tax… Read More

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Confusion about Health care and taxes

From the Newsroom: Richard Gartland, senior tax professional with H&R Block, talks about taxes and health care.