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Taxpayers can switch to H&R Block and get half off
Tax filing discount available until March 25 for new clients

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A lot is changing for taxpayers: tax reform is already impacting their paychecks and will impact their refunds next year, Congress extended expired tax benefits for 2017 and there are more tax filing options than ever before, and taxpayers wondering if they should make a change from their usual tax preparation can now try H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) for half off what they paid somewhere else last year.

“When you switch to H&R Block, you get your maximum tax refund guaranteed, personalized tax advice with custom analysis of your tax reform impact and a transparent, engaging experience dedicated to you – all for half of what you paid somewhere else last year,” said Karen Orosco, senior vice president of U.S. retail for H&R Block.

Survey shows tax knowledge is most common factor in choosing a tax pro

While 90 percent have a good relationship with their tax pro and half would be Facebook friends with them, in a recent survey of those who use a tax professional, the most common factor in choosing a tax pro is their knowledge and staying up to date on tax law.

“In a year with significant tax changes going into effect, your tax professional’s knowledge is even more important,” said Orosco. “Clients can come talk with a tax pro and learn everything they need to know about how the recent tax reform is going to impact them based on their personal tax situation. They will leave the office with tips that clearly tell them things they can do to reduce their taxes this year.”

How to switch to H&R Block and pay half the cost paid to someone else

Taxpayers should bring their tax preparation receipts from last year to their local participating H&R Block office or to receive the tax filing discount before the offer ends March 25. The offer includes the cost of 2016 individual and business, federal and state tax returns. Returns are subject to a $125 minimum price. Taxpayers can schedule an appointment with a tax professional online or by calling 1-800-HRBLOCK.

About H&R Block
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) is a global consumer tax services provider. Tax return preparation services are provided by professional tax preparers in approximately 12,000 company-owned and franchise retail tax offices worldwide, and through H&R Blocktax software products for the DIY consumer. H&R Block also offers adjacent Tax Plus products and services. In fiscal 2017, H&R Block had annual revenues of over $3 billion with 23 million tax returns prepared worldwide. For more information, visit the H&R Block Newsroom.

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Source: HRB Tax Group, Inc.