Statement from Kathy Pickering, executive director of The Tax Institute at H&R Block
H&R Block is pleased to learn today that the IRS will start accepting e-filed tax returns on January 20. This means the millions of taxpayers who typically receive a refund in early February can file as they normally would and receive their refund in a… Read More
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax services provider, today announced its strong support for new legislation directing the Treasury Department to implement uniform standards for taxpayers claiming refundable credits. President Barack Obama signed the legislation into law yesterday.
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Licensed Health Care Advisors to help clients activate coverage for Jan. 1 by enrolling by Dec. 15
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax services provider, reminds taxpayers that Monday, December 15, 2014 is the last day to enroll in health insurance coverage that will be effective on January 1,… Read More
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax services provider, today announced its financial results for the fiscal 2015 second quarter ended October 31, 2014. The company typically reports a second quarter operating loss due to the seasonality of its core U.S. tax business.
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Solutions give taxpayers real-time insight into their refund, up to 10 percent bonus on federal refund at select retailers
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), premiering its redesigned online and software products today, will offer do-it-yourself filers unrivaled real-time detail and insight into their refund with the new Refund… Read More
On November 17, 2014, the U.S. Treasury Department released its annual financial report. Included in this report are estimates of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) improper payment rate for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2014. The range for the error rate increased to 24.9 percent on the lower end to 29.4 percent on the upper end. In… Read More
Popular expired tax breaks provided more than $87 billion in benefits in 2013
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Analysis by The Tax Institute, the independent research arm at H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), shows tax benefits for individuals and small businesses that expired in 2013 could impact as many as one in six taxpayers. The Tax Institute estimates five… Read More
Personalized tax calculator analyzes and computes penalties, tax credits, exemptions
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax services provider, will help taxpayers prepare for the biggest change to the tax code in nearly two decades – the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – with the launch of free online… Read More
By The Tax Institute at H&R Block
While there is still uncertainty over dozens of tax breaks that have expired, what is certain is that taxpayers have a little more than a month to take action that could lower their 2014 tax liability and could increase any refund they receive.
Simple steps to a lower tax bill
Almost any taxpayer can… Read More
Website, Licensed Health Care Advisors to help find best plan on and off marketplace
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax services provider, for the second year will offer nationwide health insurance enrollment services through its partnership with GoHealth. H&R Block’s enrollment services,… Read More
Lynn Ebel, tax attorney at The Tax Institute, talks with the H&R Block newsroom about the impact expired tax benefits will have on taxpayers in 2015, including on teachers, students, homeowners and retirees.