So far taxpayers seem to be indicating true insurance status as refunds dip 17 percent
So far in the 2015 tax season, H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax services provider, is seeing a majority (52 percent) who enrolled in insurance via the state or federal Marketplaces paying back a portion of the Advance Premium Tax… Read More
Popular tax breaks extended in December not recognized in some states
H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax services provider, advises taxpayers in about one in four states are not able to use certain federal tax breaks to benefit their state returns. Although Congress extended popular expired tax breaks in December, 12… Read More
I am writing this letter to bring attention to a growing issue that affects millions of Americans every year – tax fraud.
No taxpayer is immune to this growing problem. Last year even Attorney General Eric Holder fell victim to fraud resulting from tax identity theft. And as consumers increasingly see their data coming under attack across… Read More
H&R Block follows up Switch to Block software offer with one for assisted filers
H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax services provider, will offer taxpayers the opportunity to switch to Block and pay only half the price they paid last year to another tax preparer, subject to offer conditions. It follows another… Read More
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB), the world's largest consumer tax services provider, will report its fiscal year 2015 third quarter results on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 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 at… Read More
H&R Block is aware of the situation concerning potentially fraudulent state tax returns e-filed through software programs provided by at least one other company. We have no indication this issue exists with H&R Block online state returns. H&R Block continues to file state and federal returns as usual.
H&R Block has… Read More
H&R Block encourages taxpayers to enroll in health insurance by February 15 deadline
H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax services provider, cautions taxpayers without health insurance that while tax season has just begun, they have only 10 days left to avoid steeper tax penalties in 2016 by enrolling in health… Read More
Earned Income Tax Credit goes unclaimed by 20 percent of eligible consumers and improperly paid by IRS 20 percent of the time
Almost 28 million consumers claimed more than $66 billion in Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) last tax season, or an average of $2,407. Yet 1 in 5 eligible taxpayers do not claim the EITC, which means many taxpayers… Read More
Partnership between H&R Block and Uber benefits partner drivers at tax time
H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax services provider, is offering drivers who partner with Uber, the global technology platform that connects riders with drivers, a discount on H&R Block tax preparation costs.
“With the rise of… Read More
First and only tax identity theft protection and restoration assistance product of its kind
At a time when tax identity theft is on the rise, H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax services provider, joins with Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) to offer its clients the industry’s first product specifically directed to helping… Read More
Lynn Ebel, tax attorney at The Tax Institute, talks with the H&R Block newsroom about the impact expired tax benefits will have on taxpayers in 2015, including on teachers, students, homeowners and retirees.