Tax Tips Tuesday: Child Care Credit can Ease Summer Expenses

By The Tax Institute At H&R Block For some kids, summer means sleeping in and doing whatever they want, while others have a schedule as structured as a school day. Depending on how kids spend their summers, their parents could be eligible to claim the Child and Dependent Care Credit. Based on income, the credit can be claimed for up to… Read More

H&R Block Reschedules Its Fiscal 2014 Earnings Call

H&R Block, Inc. HRB , the world's largest consumer tax services provider, has changed the scheduled time of its fiscal 2014 earnings conference call for analysts, institutional investors, and shareholders to 8:30 a.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. A copy of the press release will be available on the company's investor relations… Read More

H&R Block Highlights Seen, Unseen Effects of ACA Implementation on Taxpayers

At today’s Council for Electronic Revenue Communication Advancement (CERCA) spring meeting in Washington, D.C., Mark Ciaramitaro spoke to government, policy and tax industry leaders on the next steps required to ensure the effective implementation of the Affordable Care Act next tax season.  By Mark Ciaramitaro VP, health care enrollment… Read More

U.S. Citizens Living Abroad Face Filing Confusion, June Deadline

H&R Block offers advice and assistance to expats wondering about filing, health care requirements With their tax filing deadline approaching, it is likely 1 in 3 U.S. expats hasn’t filed a 2013 tax return, according to an H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) survey. Since the United States is one of the only countries that taxes income based on… Read More

H&R Block Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB), the world's largest consumer tax services provider, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 20 cents per share, payable July 1, 2014, to shareholders of record as of June 16, 2014. The July 1 dividend payment will mark H&R Block's 207th consecutive quarterly… Read More

H&R Block Submits Comments, Consumer Fraud Survey Results to Congress for IRS Hearing

Today, the U.S. House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Oversight held a hearing on IRS oversight and the 2014 individual income tax filing season just completed. The IRS has indicated that in fiscal year 2013, it collected over $2.8 trillion in taxes, processed 145.9 million individual tax returns, and issued $364.3 billion in refunds. The… Read More

Teens Showcase Importance of Financial Literacy and earn more than $70,000 from H&R Block

Highlighting the importance of financial literacy in a showcase of educational prowess, teams of high school students nationwide competed for more than $70,000 in college scholarships and cash prizes during the inaugural H&R Block Dollars & Sense Financial Literacy Promotion Project. Competitors created campaigns designed to educate their… Read More

H&R Block Reports U.S. Tax Results Through April 18; To Announce Fiscal 2014 Results on June 11

Total revenues increase over the prior year, due to pricing changes, improved client mix, and online monetization efforts As anticipated, share of total U.S. returns to decline, primarily due to company’s decision to discontinue its free Federal 1040EZ promotion H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB), the world’s largest consumer tax… Read More

It’s Tax Day! Can’t file on time? Not sure it’s right? H&R Block offers help filing tax extensions

This year, an estimated 10 million taxpayers will apply for a tax filing extension, giving them six more months to prepare and file accurate tax returns. The extension also helps them avoid the 5-percent monthly failure-to-file penalty. Through April 15, clients who file an extension at participating H&R Block  tax offices are eligible for a… Read More

To Save Money, Young People Would Rather Go Commando Than Buy Used Undies and H&R Block Dollars & Sense Use Hilarious Money-Saving Scenarios to Give Young People Real Money-Saving Tips Three in four students feel they don’t know enough about personal finances. And according to a recent survey by H&R Block Dollars & Sense, 58 percent of teens worry about being worse off financially… Read More

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Confusion about Health care and taxes

From the Newsroom: Richard Gartland, senior tax professional with H&R Block, talks about taxes and health care.