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
Independent organization selects Emerald Card for its inclusion, trust, success and opportunity
H&R Block’s (NYSE: HRB) Emerald Prepaid MasterCard® won recognition as a Consumer Champion by industry publication Paybefore. A six-judge panel for the 2015 Paybefore Awards selected the Emerald Card for delivering the “best consumer… Read More
Start of e-file marks 60th tax season for H&R Block
H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax services provider, begins its 60th tax season focusing on the billions of dollars in refunds that H&R Block helps its clients get each year. According to the IRS, more than three out of four taxpayers receive a federal tax… Read More
Partnership tips off Jan. 28 in Cleveland
H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) today announced a new promotional partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA). The multiyear agreement marks the company’s first-ever partnership with a North American sports league.
As Tax Services Partner of the NBA, H&R Block will make stops at… Read More
One exemplary high school and its students won $227,500 in scholarships and grants
As part of its commitment to teen financial literacy, H&R Block recently awarded $1.4 million in classroom grants and student scholarships through its H&R Block Budget Challenge. The online simulation allows students to experience paying bills, managing… Read More
Although the Affordable Care Act (ACA) made health care a tax issue, not all taxpayers are aware of the impact the ACA could have on their tax return. A recent survey by The Tax Institute at H&R Block shows that 19 percent of taxpayers are not familiar with the penalty for being without insurance. They may learn about the penalty for the… Read More
Taxpayers who bought TurboTax Basic or Deluxe software can switch to H&R Block Deluxe + State for free and get a Refund Bonus
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax services provider, is offering its Deluxe + State desktop software free to taxpayers who already purchased TurboTax’s Basic or… Read More
New DIY campaign offers consumers nine key incentives
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax services provider is offering consumers several new features this tax filing season. Beginning today, DIYers using H&R Block’s Free Edition will receive a free federal return and a state return at a… 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.