H&R Block Submits Recommendation to HHS, Extend Open Enrollment to April 30

By Mark Ciaramitaro Vice President, Health Enrollment Services at H&R Block Health and Human Services (HHS) has indicated that the open enrollment period for those wishing to obtain health care insurance on the state or federal marketplaces will be Nov. 15, 2014 through Feb. 15, 2015. H&R Block recently sent a letter to HHS Secretary… Read More


Tax Tips Tuesday: Buying a house can make taxpayers more at home with itemized deductions

By The Tax Institute at H&R Block A conservative estimate of how much it will cost to maintain a house is that a typical homeowner will spend 1 percent of the purchase price every year on maintenance. One way to help balance those costs is for homeowners to take advantage of all the tax breaks they qualify to claim. Here are three tax… Read More


Tax Tips Tuesday: Summer means it is time for a midyear checkup

By The Tax Institute At H&R Block Summer is a popular time for many major life changes – births, weddings, graduations and relocations – and they all can change taxpayers’ eligibility for tax credits and deductions. For this reason and because July is right in the middle of the calendar, July is a great time to review the past six… Read More


Confusion about Health care and taxes



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