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2017
August
15,
2017
Annual enrollment for H&R Block’s Income Tax Course is open and H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) will award full scholarships for spouses of active, reserve, wounded warrior and retired military personnel. H&R Block has offered these scholarships for more than ...
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August
10,
2017
New parents face a lot of surprises when they bring their child home, including a possible surprise from the IRS. If they hire a nanny, they may be considered household employers and could be responsible for paying and withholding Social Security, Me...
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July
31,
2017
Whether it is through thrifting, upcycling or going to garage sales, getting the most for their money is important to today’s consumers. Thrifting is just like it sounds: seeking out retail shopping experiences at thrift stores, flea markets and othe...
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July
28,
2017
Keeping up with tax code changes can be a daunting task. For those who want to know how these changes impact their lives and the lives of others, annual enrollment for H&R Block’s Income Tax Course is now open. The course is conducted at multiple loc...
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July
04,
2017
Although it has been said many times that “nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” a century ago paying income taxes was much different than it is today. And another thing is certain – income tax policy likely will keep changing. ...
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May
18,
2017
One month after the tax filing deadline, most taxpayers have put their 2016 return behind them. So what are H&R Block’s tax experts actually doing? From tax planning and audit support to continuing education, it turns out they have quite a lot to do ...
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April
11,
2017
When a taxpayer has debt forgiven – whether from a credit card, mortgage, student loan or some other debt – it may seem like they can finally close the door on that financial obligation. But then they receive a 1099-C from the lender – a form that al...
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March
20,
2017
Crowdfunding has proliferated in the last several years as both a way to raise money for business or creative projects as well as to donate to people in need. Funders and campaign organizers might not think about it again, especially if it is a one-t...
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March
02,
2017
Lions, tigers and Lundy. Oh my! Detroit, the Motor City, may be best known for being the epicenter of the U.S. auto industry and home to top-tier professional sports franchises – NFL’s Lions, MLB’s Tigers, NBA’s Pistons and NHL’s Red Wings. But fo...
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February
03,
2017
Taxpayers are expected to bet 11 percent more on the Super Bowl this year than they did last year, according to the American Gaming Association. And whether that’s in an office pool, in Vegas or somewhere else, taxpayers who win, big or not, need to ...
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2016
December
05,
2016
Following a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) settlement with an automaker earlier this year, nearly 500,000 car owners and lessees could receive a cash payment of at least $5,100. And depending on how the IRS interprets this settlement, those taxpayers...
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November
16,
2016
It is the time of the year when procrastinators and planners both are looking for those last-minute, end-of-year tax tips that could save them money on their 2016 tax return. Here are nine pieces of last-minute tax advice taxpayers can use, whether t...
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November
11,
2016
[wingman or wing man] - A pilot in a plane that flies just outside and behind the right wing of the leading aircraft in a flight formation, to provide protective support. For over 60 years, active military personnel and veterans have had a wingman...
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September
02,
2016
In college, Kristy Brown-Maldonado had a job working as a receptionist for H&R Block. But it wasn’t long before she set her sights on the tax desk. “Something sparked, there was a lightbulb and I was like, ‘oh what they’re [H&R Block tax professio...
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August
29,
2016
In 2003, Roshelle Fetzer was a single mother working three jobs and struggling to make ends meet. So when she felt her CPA made a mistake on her tax return, she took matters into her own hands and signed up for H&R Block’s Income Tax Course (ITC). Th...
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July
20,
2016
In the past year alone, federal and state tax code changes impacted health care, education, property ownership and more. The shared or gig economy continues to grow and has a myriad of tax implications. Keeping up with these changes and more can be a...
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July
14,
2016
Summer brings longer days, more sun and the opportunity to earn extra income. From lifeguarding to lemonade stands, there are a lot of ways to make money. While these extra funds are great, there are tax considerations to take into account. Many s...
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May
06,
2016
Department of Defense studies show military spouses face many challenges, including financial, educational and professional obstacles. For example, after a permanent change of station (PCS), military spouses are 14 percent less likely to be employed ...
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2015
November
10,
2015
For more than 60 years H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) has been proud to meet the tax preparation and financial services needs of those who serve our nation in the armed services. Starting with the company’s co-founder, Henry Bloch, who was a 1st lieutenant an...
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September
10,
2015
As football season begins, so too does fantasy football, a $3.6 billion industry that consumes almost nine hours a week for the average player. Whether it’s a one-day or one-week league, or season-long commitment, both the cost and the winnings of fa...
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August
12,
2015
In the past year alone, federal and state tax code changes impacted health care, education, property ownership and more. Keeping up with them can be a daunting task. For those who want to know how these changes impact their lives and the lives of oth...
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July
06,
2015
Annual enrollment for H&R Block’s Income Tax Course is open and H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) will award full scholarships covering the cost of tuition and books for spouses of active, reserve, wounded warrior and retired military personnel. H&R Block has of...
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June
01,
2015
Even though it may feel like the tax deadline was not that long ago, now is a good time for taxpayers to revisit, or look at for the first time, their 2015 taxes. Especially for those who owed a big sum to the government last year, there is plenty of...
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2014
September
04,
2014
Annual enrollment for H&R Block’s Income Tax Course is open and H&R Block will award full scholarships covering the cost of tuition and books for spouses of active, reserve, wounded warrior and retired military personnel. H&R Block has offered these ...
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August
13,
2014
There were more than 1,300 federal and state tax code changes in the past year alone. Keeping up with them can be a daunting task. For those who want to know how these changes impact their lives and the lives of others, H&R Block has announced that a...
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2013
April
11,
2013
To get the pulse of how taxpayers see their financial situations, all one has to do is step inside one of the 11,000 H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) offices or scroll through the help section on its At Home solution. As the 2013 tax season comes to a close, Th...
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