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
H&R Block’s Aileen Wilkins Recognized in 2015 Class of Women Who Mean Business
Chief People Officer honored for her business influence and philanthropic work Aileen Wilkins, Chief People Officer for H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) has been recognized for her business influence and philanthropic work. Today she and other honorees were profiled in the Kansas City Business Journal’s 2015 class of Women Who Mean Business and… Read More
It’s Still Refund Season for Some Kansas Residents
After Supreme Court decision, Kansans who paid 1 percent Kansas City earnings tax could collect refunds H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax services provider, estimates more than 100,000 Kansans may collect up to a total of $72 million in tax refunds following the state’s reevaluation of treatment of the Kansas City… 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.