H&R Block Announces Fiscal 2016 First Quarter Results
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB), the world's largest consumer tax services provider, today released its financial results for the fiscal 2016 first quarter ended July 31, 2015. The company typically reports a first quarter operating loss due to the seasonality of its U.S. tax business. First Quarter 2016… Read More
H&R Block Announces $3.5 Billion Share Repurchase Program and Capital Structure Plans
H&R Block Bank divestiture transaction now closed H&R Block no longer regulated as a savings and loan holding company Company announces a $3.5 billion share repurchase program, effective through June 2019 Company announces intent to launch “modified Dutch auction” tender offer on September 2nd to repurchase up to $1.5… Read More
How to choose between a tax-free scholarship and education credits
What’s better than a tax-free scholarship? Sometimes, a tax credit could be, like the American Opportunity Credit. Students (or the student’s parents if they claim the student as a dependent) can’t “double-dip” by claiming more than one benefit for the same expenses. But they may be able to choose the benefit that best fits their… Read More
Up to 1 in 6 Impacted by Expired Tax Benefits
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.