H&R Block Newsroom (DIY)
2017
April
12,
2017
Ah, time travel. Procrastinating do-it-yourselfers who have yet to file their tax returns might daydream about time travel as the April 18 deadline draws nearer. Some want to go back to mid-March and file their return with a month to go before the de...
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March
28,
2017
H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) is the only tax prep company giving do-it-yourself clients the opportunity to have their tax return reviewed remotely by a tax pro before submitting it to the IRS – with no office visit required. “With this year’s April 18 ta...
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February
16,
2017
With more than six decades in the tax preparation business, industry inventor H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) knows when it comes to tax prep, clients value a fast, simple and accurate experience. The H&R Block Mobile Tax Prep App delivers these results and ma...
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February
09,
2017
H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) offers five free tax preparation services for taxpayers, including working with a tax professional, a do-it-yourself product that doesn’t have income restrictions and special programs resulting from partnerships with the United ...
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January
23,
2017
  Building off its longstanding partnership in providing free online tax filing services, H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) and United Way today announced enhanced security features to MyFreeTaxes designed to further safeguard taxpayer information. MyFreeTaxe...
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January
11,
2017
About 60 percent of taxpayers use a professional tax preparer while the other 40 percent do their own taxes, mostly using DIY software or programs. For some taxpayers, deciding how to file is easy –preparing their own return or getting help from a pr...
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January
06,
2017
Now do-it-yourself taxpayers can get a little something more from their tax preparation – a LOT more, in fact. Approximately six in 10 taxpayers could now file a federal and state income tax return for free through March 31, 2017 with H&R Block (NYSE...
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2016
December
02,
2016
H&R Block’s online products are available starting today. Now more taxpayers than ever who use H&R Block can prepare and file both their federal 1040EZ or 1040A and state income tax returns online for free with H&R Block’s (NYSE: HRB) Free edition. ...
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December
01,
2016
Value H&R Block products are the best value in DIY tax prep Unprecedented industry move: H&R Block More Zero℠ offers free filing for federal forms 1040EZ, 1040A and 1040 with Schedule A* plus a state return Approximately 87 million taxpayers...
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DIY
November
23,
2016
Taxpayers seeking control, security and flexibility when filing their 2016 tax returns can now purchase H&R Block’s (NYSE: HRB) tax software solutions at hrblock.com, and from retailers nationwide starting Black Friday. ...
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November
11,
2016
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March
14,
2016
There was a time do-it-yourself tax preparation was a sit-down-and-power-through, hours-long, pencil-and-paper with calculator affair. Technology has re-imagined that process. It’s now more of a do-it-when-you-can, on-the-go progression using mobile ...
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January
07,
2016
Filing a federal and state tax return through H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) has never been easier. And for more than 80 million taxpayers the federal tax return can be free with H&R Block Online. In addition to H&R Block’s free federal return offer, filin...
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2015
December
10,
2015
While H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) did not fall victim to the wide-scale online tax refund fraud that hit others in the industry last tax season the company has, nonetheless, helped lead the way for assisted and do-it-yourself tax preparation companies to c...
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December
03,
2015
First job. First car. First apartment. First tax return. These signal some of the rites of passage into adulthood. More than 5 million taxpayers will file their own individual tax return for the first time this tax season and they may not know where ...
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January
12,
2015
H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax services provider, is offering its Deluxe + State desktop software free to taxpayers who already purchased TurboTax’s Basic or Deluxe software for 2014. The offer comes in the wake of a change i...
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January
09,
2015
H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax services provider is offering consumers several new features this tax filing season. Beginning today, DIYers using H&R Block’s Free Edition will receive a free federal return and a state return ...
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2014
December
08,
2014
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 RevealSM tool as well as a bonus on top of their federa...
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March
12,
2014
Taxpayers don’t know how tax laws impact them individually – and it’s costing them Mostly gone are the days of taxpayers sitting down with a sharp pencil and a calculator at the kitchen table to do their taxes. Yet, H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) found tha...
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January
27,
2014
Smartphone App from H&R Block Do-it-yourself taxpayers now can file their 2013 simple returns with the revamped H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) 1040EZ app. The filing app, which is free to download for iPhone and Android smartphones, launched this week. Th...
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2013
December
16,
2013
H&R Block recently launched a new user interface for its online, software and iPad tax preparation services available for download now. The updated product features a new design and navigation to make it easier for taxpayers to complete their taxes a...
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January
24,
2013
H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) announced today it continues to support establishing uniform industry requirements despite a recent court ruling negating basic testing and competency requirements in the tax preparation industry. “The court’s ruling essentia...
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January
10,
2013
Despite the IRS announcement that the tax season kickoff will be delayed, H&R Block At Home® is up to date with the current tax laws and available now for taxpayers to begin preparing their income tax returns. In its 16th tax season of providing do-i...
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2012
December
06,
2012
At the company’s annual investor conference earlier today, Bill Cobb, President and CEO of H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB), laid out his strategic vision for the company and proudly positioned H&R Block as the only tax preparation firm that can serve cli...
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May
22,
2012
Who doesn’t like a big income tax refund? This tax season, doing taxes was even more rewarding for one taxpayer in Oak Harbor, Wash., who entered and won the $100,000 grand prize in H&R Block’s Refund Giveaway. An H&R Block At HomeTM online client...
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