100 Day Countdown: H&R Block Kicks Off Tax Season 2014

Taxpayers Don't Need to Wait to Prepare Income Tax Returns H&R Block's (NYSE: HRB) 10,000 offices kick off the company's 59th tax season. For the next 100 days, taxpayers can visit an H&R Block office or prepare their return with H&R Block online or software to meet the April 15 filing deadline. The IRS will start processing… Read More

Tax Tips Tuesday: Last baby of the year

Baby Steps for New Parents with Tax Questions Claiming eligible credits helps families reduce tax bills By The Tax Institute At H&R Block All babies born in 2013 – even at 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 31 – can be claimed by their parents as a dependent and used to qualify for many other child-related tax benefits for tax year… Read More

Tax Tips Tuesday: Charitable Donations

Charitable donations pay twice, a new chance for recipients and tax breaks for givers By The Tax Institute At H&R Block Whether charitable donations are things the givers no longer want or are large sums of cash, these gifts help the recipients and also can lower the giver’s tax liability. For example, for every $100 in eligible… Read More

H&R Block welcomes new IRS commissioner

From Kathy Pickering, Vice President, H&R Block Government Relations and Executive Director, The Tax Institute at H&R Block H&R Block, the world’s largest consumer tax preparation company, is pleased to congratulate John Koskinen on his confirmation as the next Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service. Mr. Koskinen has… Read More

H&R Block Responds to Delay, e-file Opens Jan. 31

Today the IRS announced that it would start processing income tax returns on Jan. 31. While this date is much later than the season has started historically, the IRS signaled in October that processing would be delayed because it was not able to complete systems updates during the government shutdown. Given this advance notice, H&R Block has… Read More

Tax Tips Tuesday: Four Moves to Decrease 2013 Tax Liability

By The Tax Institute At H&R Block Making charitable donations, paying some bills early, selling stock for a loss and putting more in retirement accounts in December can help some taxpayers reduce their tax liability. H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) advises on how taxpayers can use these four strategies to lower their 2013 tax bills. There is… Read More

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H&R Block Launches New User Experience in Online Tax Prep

Free, unlimited tax return preparation advice highlights online, iPad versions available now H&R Block recently launched a new user interface for its online, software and iPad tax preparation services available for download now. The updated product features a new design and navigation to make it easier for taxpayers to complete their… Read More

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H&R Block Reports Fiscal 2014 Second Quarter Earnings; Focuses on Tax Season 2014 Readiness

H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 second quarter ended October 31, 2013.  The company typically reports a second quarter operating loss due to the seasonality of the tax business. Fiscal 2014 Second Quarter Highlights1 CEO Perspective “I’m pleased with the initiatives we have in… Read More

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New Report on the Implications of the Affordable Care Act Released by The Tax Institute at H&R Block

H&R Block – We’re here to Helpth The Tax Institute at H&R Block Releases Findings of Affordable Care Act Health Care Engagement Tour By Kathy Pickering Helpth.  It’s not a typo, it’s our effort to help consumers better understand how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) –– affects them and their… Read More

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Mind on My Money Campaign Helps Students Tackle Their No. 1 Concern: Paying for College

SALT joins H&R Block Dollars & Sense (NYSE: HRB) and as official strategic partner, reaching millions of college students with free money management tips and resources When paying for college is the No. 1 concern for young people, above death, you know the situation is dire. Three in 4 students say they don't know… 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.