H&R Block Newsroom (News)
2017
May
16,
2017
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced that president and chief executive officer Bill Cobb will retire from the company and the H&R Block Board of Directors effective July 31, 2017.  In his place, the Board of Directors appointed Tom Gerke, ...
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May
08,
2017
Durham’s H&R Block office not only boasts a master tax advisor who helped taxpayers get every credit and deduction, but also a business owner who has a new role with the global consumer tax services provider. Chris Wilson, franchise owner of 11 Durha...
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May
02,
2017
H&R Block’s (NYSE:HRB) nonprofit referral program generated donations for more than 2,000 nonprofits this year. The program awarded nonprofits with $20 for each new client they referred to H&R Block or Block Advisors for tax preparation. “Nearly 2...
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April
26,
2017
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: ) today released its preliminary U.S. tax results, reflecting an overall market share gain. Total H&R Block tax season return volume outperformed U.S. industry results with a decline in e-files of 0.1% through April 21, compare...
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April
17,
2017
The 40 million taxpayers who still have not filed a tax return need to file either a return or an extension by the April 18 deadline. And while the monthly penalty for not filing is higher than it is for not paying, H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) also advises...
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April
13,
2017
Taxpayers have just one weekend left to get their taxes won before the April 18 tax filing deadline and it’s a holiday weekend. H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) tax offices across the nation will be open on Easter, giving taxpayers who haven't filed their retur...
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April
04,
2017
The nearly one in three taxpayers who wait until April to file a tax return have a few extra days this year to do so and avoid late-payment and late-filing penalties. The tax filing deadline is April 18 this year, giving taxpayers three extra days to...
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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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March
27,
2017
Three million Americans annually report tax identity theft and the IRS has paid out an estimated $5 billion in fraudulent returns for a single year. While cyber attacks pose a major threat, not all attackers are found online. They can sift through tr...
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March
22,
2017
Block Advisors and H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) are offering those who partner with Uber, the technology company that offers an application to connect riders with drivers, a discount on tax preparation services and other unique benefits. People who drive wi...
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March
07,
2017
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today released U.S. tax return volume through February 28 and its financial results for the fiscal 2017 third quarter ended January 31, 2017. The company typically reports a fiscal third quarter operating loss due to the s...
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March
01,
2017
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 22 cents per share, payable April 3, 2017, to shareholders of record as of March 14, 2017. H&R Block has paid quarterly dividends consecu...
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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 through March 31, 2017 with H&R Block (NYSE...
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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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