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Prepaid Industry Names H&R Block Emerald Mastercard® Best in Category

Just days after Hollywood’s stars gathered to celebrate the industry’s best, the prepaid debit card industry gathered in Las Vegas to crown its best of the best. Wearing that crown this year is the H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) Emerald Prepaid Mastercard®, named Best in Category by industry publication Paybefore. H&R Block President of… Read More


Final Countdown: March 31 Deadline Approaching for Health Care Marketplace Enrollment

By Mark Ciaramitaro Vice President, Health Enrollment Services at H&R Block The deadline for securing health care coverage as a requirement of the Affordable Care Act is quickly approaching.  Americans without health insurance have less than four weeks to secure coverage and avoid a tax penalty. H&R Block has been helping our clients… Read More


How Big is a Billion? Teachers: Share Your $1 Billion Ideas

H&R Block is awarding classroom grants of up to $3,000 for the best $1 billion-inspired math KANSAS CITY, Mo. – H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) recently introduced the “How Big is a Billion?” contest, a new educational program that asks teachers to turn the idea of $1 billion into a math assignment for a chance to win a $3,000 grant.… Read More


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Tax Tips Tuesday: Military Tips for Filing Accurate Tax Returns

By The Tax Institute at H&R Block Military families have extra things to keep in mind as tax time. Special tax circumstances apply to service members, and being familiar with the following four tax topics can help them file accurate tax returns and not overpay their taxes. 1. Know types of pay are taxed differently Combat pay is not… Read More


Inaccuracies May Cost 1 in 5 DIYers More Than $400 on Average

H&R Block study highlights last year’s most common miscues One billion dollars. That’s how much taxpayers who prepare their own tax returns could be leaving on the table. A recent H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) Second Look® review study revealed that when taxpayers prepare their own tax returns, about 1 in 5 of them left money on the… Read More


Tax Tips Tuesday: Having the Right Documents Makes Filing Accurate Tax Returns Easier

By The Tax Institute at H&R Block Among the greatest enemies to the success of a business is mismanagement of resources. Maintaining accurate, organized financial records helps small-business owners keep an eye on how much money is coming in, and how much is going out and for what expenses. This type of good recordkeeping is a yearlong… Read More


Statement: H&R Block Responds to U.S. Court of Appeals Loving vs. IRS Ruling

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the Treasury Department’s statutory authority to “regulate the practice of representatives of persons before the Department of the Treasury” does not extend to the Internal Revenue Service. With an ever increasing rise in tax fraud, H&R Block believes this… Read More


H&R Block Submits Comments to Congress for IRS Tax Commissioner’s Hearing

Earlier today, the U.S. House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Oversight held a hearing featuring IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. The hearing served as an opportunity for members of Congress to discuss some of the IRS’s ongoing programs as the 2014 tax season kicks into high gear. As the world’s largest consumer tax services provider, we… Read More


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Tax Tips Tuesday: Day care, Diapers and Deductions

By The Tax Institute At H&R Block Raising children can be expensive, as any parent knows. Knowing what taxpayers are eligible for when they become parents can keep them from paying more in taxes than they owe. Just outfitting a nursery and stockpiling diapers can really add up. According to a “baby-cost” calculator on BabyCenter,… Read More


H&R Block to Release Fiscal Third Quarter Results March 6; Announces Schedule for Reporting Tax Season Results

H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB), the world's largest consumer tax services provider, will report fiscal 2014 third quarter results on Thursday, March 6, 2014, 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


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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.