H&R Block Newsroom (News)
2017
February
20,
2017
Taxpayers have one more week to file a federal 1040EZ for free at participating H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) offices. Taxpayers can file a Federal 1040EZ for free through Feb. 28. This free offer gives those taxpayers access to expert assistance in completi...
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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
15,
2017
Seventy-five percent of teens say learning more about money management is one of their top priorities and the H&R Block Budget Challenge is helping teens do just that in classrooms nationwide. Through this program, thousands of teens are preparing fo...
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February
14,
2017
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) will report fiscal 2017 third quarter results on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 after the New York Stock Exchange market close. At that time, a copy of the press release will be available on the company's investor relations website...
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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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February
01,
2017
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) is reinventing the category it founded more than 60 years ago by introducing a new, exclusive, consumer-facing experience that incorporates IBM Watson (NYSE: IBM). The technology will be used by H&R Block’s tax professiona...
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January
30,
2017
Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, which is Jan. 30 to Feb. 3 this year, educates consumers about protecting themselves and recovering from these crimes. H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) has the industry’s only tax preparation-specific products to help better p...
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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
16,
2017
Some people want face-to-face help with tax preparation. Others like to DIY. H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) makes it easy to prepare taxes any way, with recent updates to its website, HRBlock.com. H&R Block’s redesigned website makes it easier than ever to wo...
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January
13,
2017
This continues the H&R Block newsroom’s series on the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act, which made dozens of changes to the tax code. The PATH Act series covers its permanent extensions of many tax benefits, the renewal requirements for...
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January
12,
2017
H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) has unveiled a new mobile app – TaxEdgeSM by H&R Block – that combines the expertise of assisted tax preparation with the power of cloud computing to assist one-third of today’s workforce who freelances, ride-share drivers or ot...
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January
11,
2017
H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the company that invented the tax preparation category, enters its second tax season with Block Advisors. With 61 offices added in the last year, a total of 347 Block Advisors offices partner with individuals and small business...
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January
09,
2017
Starting today, H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) will make available a Refund Advance of up to $1,250* from MetaBank® to current and new clients. The Refund Advance, a no-interest loan offered for a limited time at participating locations, is repaid with the cl...
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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 with H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) Online, thanks t...
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January
03,
2017
H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the nation’s largest consumer assisted tax preparation company, has opened its 10,000 offices nationwide to serve clients for the 2017 tax season. This tax season, some taxpayers will face a delay in getting their tax refund...
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2016
December
27,
2016
Today, H&R Block announced its new advertising campaign, Get Your Taxes Won. The campaign goes directly to the heart of what people care about – getting the most money back on their taxes and having the best overall tax filing experience. ...
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December
07,
2016
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today released its financial results for the fiscal 2017 second quarter ended October 31, 2016. The company normally reports a second quarter operating loss due to the seasonality of its tax business. The fiscal second qua...
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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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November
28,
2016
Since 2007, the H&R Block Emerald Advance® line of credit has helped hundreds of thousands of consumers borrow and pay back millions of dollars to improve their financial situations. Continuing this tradition, the Emerald Advance application launched...
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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
18,
2016
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) will report fiscal 2017 second quarter results on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 after the New York Stock Exchange market close. At that time, a copy of the press release will be available on the company's investor relations ...
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November
15,
2016
As many as 15 million taxpayers could have their refunds delayed until at least February 15 next year, according to an analysis by H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), a leading consumer tax preparation company. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act n...
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November
10,
2016
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 22 cents per share, payable January 3, 2017, to shareholders of record as of December 5, 2016. H&R Block has paid quarterly dividends con...
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November
03,
2016
Since this public-private partnership formed some 20 months ago, we have progressed from initial ideas on how to combat tax refund fraud, to developing clear operating concepts, and now, to executing concrete measures that are materially impacting th...
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October
24,
2016
The open enrollment period for 2017 health insurance coverage through the federal marketplace begins Tuesday, November 1 and ends January 31. During the three-month open enrollment period, anyone may sign up for a 2017 health insurance plan. After Ja...
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October
14,
2016
Taxpayers who filed an extension instead of a tax return in April have less than one week left to file their 2015 tax returns by the October deadline, which moves to the 17th because the 15th falls on a weekend. Taxpayers with a tax filing obligation...
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October
04,
2016
Four franchisees stood out from among more than 1,500 franchisees and won recognition from H&R Block, a global consumer tax services provider that virtually created the franchise model in 1956. Winning in four separate categories, the Featured Franch...
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August
31,
2016
When asked about financial literacy, 86 percent of teens say they would rather learn about money management in a class before making mistakes in the real world. Good news for those teens: the H&R Block Budget Challenge is back with sessions beginning...
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August
30,
2016
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today released its financial results for the fiscal 2017 first quarter ended July 31, 2016. The company normally reports a first quarter operating loss due to the seasonality of its tax business. The fiscal first quarter t...
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August
25,
2016
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 22 cents per share, payable October 3, 2016, to shareholders of record as of September 14, 2016. H&R Block has paid quarterly dividends c...
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