H&R Block Newsroom (tax pros)
2017
March
16,
2017
All parents love their children but how many love their co-workers? For Judi Randall, H&R Block franchisee for 33 years, it is easy to do both. In the tax business for 53 years and with 13 offices and more than 65 tax professionals, Judi also has her...
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March
14,
2017
Along I-80 near the middle of Illinois, there is an H&R Block franchisee who has made a long-term commitment to taxes. Sharon Mercer was just out of high school when she saw the ad for the Income Tax Course. She enjoyed math so she signed up. More th...
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March
09,
2017
Thomas Vazquez helped hundreds of taxpayers prepare and file tax returns years before filing one for himself. Some may say youth is wasted on the young. But in Vazquez’s 22 years, he has wasted little. At just 17 years old and a senior in high sch...
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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
24,
2017
David Platt was in college when he started working for an H&R Block franchisee supporting the management team and learning taxes. That was a start of a 54 year career in taxes. And there’s no end in sight. David’s story could be all about the numb...
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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
11,
2017
About 60 percent of taxpayers use a professional tax service 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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2016
November
30,
2016
When Joel Hook applied for a seasonal job at a Texas tax office last year, he kept his hopes in check. A recent retiree who spent 40 years as a restaurant franchisee, he wanted to stay active and productive. However, Hook – who walks with a cane b...
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November
23,
2016
The first Thanksgiving took place in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1621 and as the “New World” was settled, the name Plymouth spread to towns west and south of New England. Today, there are more than 20 American cities named Plymouth. More than 300 ...
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