SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Orosco Karen A

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O H&R BLOCK
ONE H&R BLOCK WAY

(Street)
KANSAS CITY MO 64105

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
05/01/2018
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
H&R BLOCK INC [ HRB ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
SVP, U.S. Retail
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock(1) 34,298.472 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
1. Includes 9,975.472 restricted share units granted under the H&R Block, Inc. 2013 Long Term Incentive Plan, for which the restrictions have not yet lapsed, and 24,323 shares held directly by the reporting person.
Remarks:
Exhibit: Exh 24 Power of Attorney
Scott W. Andreasen, per Power of Attorney 05/10/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY
(SECTION 16 FILINGS)

     Know all by these presents, that the undersigned, Karen A. Orosco,
hereby constitutes and appoints each of Scott W. Andreasen, Katharine M.
Haynes, and Thomas A. Gerke, signing singly, the undersigned's true 
and lawful attorney-in-fact to prepare, execute, and acknowledge Forms 
3, 4 and 5 (including any amendments thereto and other actions or 
filings necessary for or related to such forms) with respect to 
the securities of H&R Block, Inc., a Missouri
corporation (the "Company") and to deliver and file such forms 
with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, any 
national securities exchange, and the Company, as considered 
necessary or advisable under Section 16(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules and regulations
promulgated thereunder, as amended from time to time; it being 
understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact
on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney
shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions
as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact's
discretion.

     The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact 
full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and
thing whatsoever requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in 
the exercise of any rights and powers herein granted, as fully
to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could
do if personally present, with full power of substitution or 
revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such 
attorney-in-fact shall lawfully do or cause
 to be done by 
virtue of this Power of Attorney and the rights and powers
herein granted.  The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing
attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request 
of the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Company 
assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply
with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

     This Power of Attorney supersedes and replaces all previously
executed Powers of Attorney with respect to the matters contained
herein. This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and 
effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms
3, 4 and 5 with respect to the undersigned's holdings of
and transactions in securities issued by the Company, unless 
earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered
to the Secretary of the Company.

     IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power
of Attorney to be executed this 2nd day of May, 2018.


/s/ Karen A. Orosco				
Karen A. Orosco
State of Missouri     )
County of Jackson     )

     On the date set forth above, before me appeared Karen A. 
Orosco, who is personally known to me as the person who executed
the foregoing instrument, and such person duly acknowledged 
that such person executed and delivered the same for the purposes
therein expressed.

/s/ Valerie J. Owings				
Notary Public

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