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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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, 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
By Kathy Pickering
Executive Director of The Tax Institute At H&R Block
During last night’s State of the Union address, President Obama discussed his proposal to expand the Earned Income Tax Credit – known as the EITC. This credit helped more than 26 million taxpayers last year claim an average of $2,335 when it was time to file… 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.