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Toggle Summary H&R Block to invest in Kansas City startup community through KCRise Fund II
H&R Block CEO announced $2 million investment at #Back2KC event   KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) will invest $2 million in KCRise Fund II, the second venture capital fund of KCRise that was launched in 2019. The fund invests in high-growth, early-stage
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Toggle Summary New and rising talent to advance H&R Block’s transformation strategy
Elevating H&R Block talent with 10 new vice presidents hired and promoted this year   KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Oct. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the first year of its new multiyear strategy, H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) removed the mystery around the cost of tax prep with upfront, transparent pricing ,
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Toggle Summary IRS letters trigger anxieties on cryptocurrency, estimated payments and much more
H&R Block can offer solutions to taxpayers who have or will receive an IRS letter or notice   KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In addition to its typical cadence of taxpayer correspondence, the IRS has also begun sending roughly 10,000 letters to taxpayers with virtual currency
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Announces Fiscal 2020 First Quarter Results
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Aug. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today released its financial results for the fiscal 2020 first quarter ended July 31, 2019.  The company normally reports a fiscal first quarter loss due to the seasonality of its tax business.  The fiscal first
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Aug. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 26 cents per share, payable October 1, 2019 , to shareholders of record as of September 13, 2019 .
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Toggle Summary H&R Block to Release Fiscal First Quarter Results August 28, 2019
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Aug. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) will report fiscal 2020 first quarter results on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 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
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Toggle Summary Americans place significant pressures on themselves to reach life milestones
New research from H&R Block explores the mindsets of newlyweds, new parents and first-time homeowners KANSAS CITY, Mo. , July 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nearly 60% of Americans constantly worry about money and almost half (49%) believe that their financial struggles have prevented them from
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Completes Acquisition of Wave Financial
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , July 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Wave HQ Inc. (formerly known as Wave Financial Inc. , “Wave”), a rapidly growing financial solutions platform focused on changing the way
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Toggle Summary H&R Block referral program helps nonprofits raise more than $1 million for third straight year
H&R Block program donates $20 to participating nonprofits for each client referral KANSAS CITY, Mo. , June 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block’s (NYSE:HRB) nonprofit referral program generated charitable donations for more than 2,300 nonprofits this year, totaling more than $1 million for the
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Enters into Agreement to Acquire Wave Financial, a Small Business Financial Solutions Platform
Compelling acquisition of a highly compatible business will accelerate H&R Block’s strategy in the large and expanding small business market, providing new growth opportunities. Wave provides accounting, invoicing, payroll, and payments software solutions, as well as bookkeeping services, built
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Reports Fiscal 2019 Results; Enters into Agreement to Acquire Wave Financial; Announces Dividend Increase and Extension of Share Repurchase Authorization
Achieved overall U.S. tax return growth, outpacing the industry for the second consecutive year. Reported fiscal 2019 revenues and margins at the high end of previously-provided outlook. Signed definitive agreement to acquire Wave Financial Inc. (“Wave”), accelerating the company’s strategy in the
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Reports Tax Season Volume with Growth in U.S. Tax Returns Through April 19; Fiscal 2019 Results to be Announced on June 11, 2019
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , April 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today released its preliminary U.S. tax results, reflecting an increase in overall tax return volume for the second consecutive year.  For fiscal year 2019 through April 19 , tax returns prepared by or through H&R
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Toggle Summary H&R Block announces passing of co-founder, Henry W. Bloch
Business legend represented the best in American entrepreneurialism and philanthropy KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- One of the founding voices of the tax preparation industry was lost today with the passing of Henry Wollman Bloch, 96.
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Toggle Summary H&R Block data shows taxes down 25 percent due to TCJA impact
Tax benefit of tax reform shows up in paychecks rather than refunds, showing importance of W-4 help KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) data through March 31, 2019 shows the size of its clients’ tax refunds is up 1.4 percent under the first year of tax reform
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Toggle Summary Tax deadline nears as H&R Block offers extended hours, more ways to get taxes done
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , April 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With just one week left until the April 15 tax filing deadline, time is running out for people to file their tax returns. But thanks to H&R Block (NYSE:HRB), the options aren’t running out for people to do their taxes when, where and how they
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Toggle Summary H&R Block advises DIY clients on how to prepare for taxes as deadline nears
Get organized, review product options and start the preparation process—it’s that simple KANSAS CITY, Mo. , April 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With just days to go before the April 15 tax filing deadline, taxpayers planning to do their own returns may feel they’re running out of time to file on
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Toggle Summary Self-employed tax advice available to H&R Block online filers
Gig economy taxes present different challenges and opportunities, including tax reform changes KANSAS CITY, Mo. , April 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Last year taxpayers, including the self-employed, were told everyone would be impacted by tax reform in 2018.
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Toggle Summary H&R Block helps online taxpayers understand and file taxes by themselves
Improved digital filing products include more help options and offer even more value KANSAS CITY, Mo. , March 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Filing a tax return isn’t optional for most Americans, but H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) offers many options for consumers wanting to take charge of their tax prep,
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Announces Fiscal 2019 Third Quarter Results, Reiterates Financial Outlook for Fiscal Year
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , March 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today released its U.S. tax return volume through February 28, 2019 and financial results for the fiscal 2019 third quarter ended January 31, 2019.  The company normally reports a fiscal third quarter loss due to the
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , March 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 25 cents per share, payable April 1, 2019 , to shareholders of record as of March 18, 2019 .
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Expat Tax Services brings enhanced filing experience to U.S. citizens living abroad
New client portal makes expat tax returns easier to file despite more complex situations KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Feb. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Taxes are complicated, and when U.S. citizens need help filing their expat tax returns, H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) can help even if they are living in another
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Toggle Summary H&R Block receives coveted PCMag Editors’ Choice award
Excellent user experience, top help tools – plus prices lower than TurboTax – among reasons for commendation KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Feb. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the second time in three years, H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) is PCMag.com’s top choice for online tax preparation .
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Toggle Summary H&R Block to Release Fiscal Third Quarter Results March 7, 2019
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Feb. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) will report fiscal 2019 third quarter results on Thursday, March 7, 2019 before the New York Stock Exchange market open.  At that time, a copy of the press release will be available on the company's investor relations
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Gets Tax Filers More Dough on #NationalPizzaDay with Domino’s
Use H&R Block Tax Pro Go on Feb. 9, get Domino’s pizza, and do what you want while your taxes get done KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Feb. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) — the industry leader in tax return preparation — knows that some people want to call or click to order tax
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Toggle Summary Looking for ways to file taxes for free? H&R Block has 4 free options
Partnerships with MyFreeTaxes, Free File Alliance, Military One Source – plus Free online product – give millions free options KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Jan. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With IRS e-file officially open the countdown to the April 15 deadline has started, and consumers need to decide how
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Toggle Summary H&R Block exclusive tax software only available at Walmart, includes free extended download
H&R Block has its clients’ backs with value, help and guarantees KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Jan. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) announced today it remains the exclusive Walmart tax software provider. In addition to conveniently purchasing their tax software at more than 4,300 Walmart
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Toggle Summary H&R Block offers filers in-person, virtual and online tax filing options
H&R Block options give consumers more ways to file than anyone else   KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Jan. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- It’s tax season year-round for H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), but January is when some consumers will start to receive their tax documents and many start preparing their tax returns.
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Toggle Summary Only 46 percent feel prepared to update their withholding on their own
Updating withholding is the best way to prevent drastic, unplanned refund changes KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As 2018 comes to a close and the window for correcting paycheck withholding errors narrows, an H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) survey shows why so many failed to update their
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Tax Identity Shield® helps protect tax identities
Service eases members’ worry by monitoring, protecting and restoring their tax identity KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Dec. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of National Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month, H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) encourages consumers to guard their tax identity.
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Toggle Summary H&R Block spotlights its customer-centric advantage in its new advertising campaign for 2019 tax season
H&R Block demonstrates the many ways it helps consumers get their taxes done with expertise and care KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB)—the industry leader in tax return preparation —continues to transform its approach to offer a better tax experience
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Toggle Summary H&R Block survey reveals online DIY filers think tax reform may impact their tax refund
Enhanced help options will boost DIYers’ filing confidence in tax season 2019 KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Dec. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Most consumers who prepare their own taxes online have been thinking about how tax reform will impact their tax refund and tax prep process.  According to an H&R Block
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Toggle Summary H&R Block announces Refund Advance loan of up to $3,000
No-interest loan with no loan fees could provide relief from government-mandated tax refund delay KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Dec. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Starting Jan. 4 , consumers can apply at H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) for a Refund Advance Loan * of up to $3,000 .
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Ask a Tax Pro service delivers unlimited, on-demand access to highly-trained, experienced tax experts
DIY Online products, available now for tax season 2019, are enhanced to give clients a better user experience and improved help options at an exceptional value KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Dec. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a recent H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) survey, Americans who prepare their own tax returns
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Announces Fiscal 2019 Second Quarter Results; Introducing Upfront, Transparent Pricing and Virtual Tax Innovations for the Upcoming Tax Season
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Dec. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today released its financial results for the fiscal 2019 second quarter ended October 31, 2018.  The company normally reports a fiscal second quarter loss due to the seasonality of its tax business.  The fiscal second
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Announces Date Change for the Release of its Fiscal 2019 Second Quarter Results
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced that the company has changed the reporting date of its fiscal 2019 second quarter results from Wednesday, December 5, 2018 to Thursday, December 6, 2018 in observance of a day of mourning to honor late
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Emerald Advance® line of credit gives consumers up to $1,000 same day
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Nov. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The promotional period for H&R Block Emerald Advance ®  line of credit  launched nationally for consumers to apply at any participating H&R Block tax office. Approved applicants are eligible for an unsecured credit limit between $350 and $1,000 .
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Toggle Summary H&R Block DIY desktop software on sale for tax season 2019
With prices below competitors’ and exclusive H&R Block/Amazon refund bonus, clients get exceptional value plus a windfall KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Nov. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) DIY desktop software for tax season 2019 is available at hrblock.com and expanding to retail outlets
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Toggle Summary H&R Block analysis shows who will have bigger paychecks, smaller tax refund for this year
47 percent of surveyed consumers think tax reform will increase their refunds KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Nov. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A recent survey by H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) showed that 47 percent of respondents think tax reform will increase their refunds. And data from the U.S.
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Toggle Summary H&R Block to Release Fiscal Second Quarter Results December 5, 2018
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) will report fiscal 2019 second quarter results on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 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
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Toggle Summary Featured Franchisees of the Year exemplify H&R Block’s tax expertise and community support
Award winners recognized at annual national franchise convention for leading in key growth areas and providing help to H&R Block clients and communities KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Nov. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Three franchisees stood out from nearly 1,400 franchisees and won recognition from H&R Block
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Nov. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 25 cents per share, payable January 2, 2019 , to shareholders of record as of December 3, 2018 .
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Toggle Summary H&R Block announces upfront, transparent prices for all tax prep
Consumers can avoid surprises with H&R Block’s upfront, transparent prices, based on their personal life situation H&R Block introduces Price Preview for online tax prep to provide price transparency from start to finish H&R Block also increasing the value it delivers for consumers through new
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Announces Fiscal 2019 First Quarter Results
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Aug. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) today released its financial results for the fiscal 2019 first quarter ended July 31, 2018.  The company normally reports a fiscal first quarter loss due to the seasonality of its tax business.  The fiscal first quarter
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Aug. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 25 cents per share, payable October 1, 2018 , to shareholders of record as of September 12, 2018 .
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Toggle Summary H&R Block to Release Fiscal First Quarter Results August 28, 2018
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) will report fiscal 2019 first quarter results on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 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
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Toggle Summary H&R Block offers military spouse scholarships for Income Tax Course
More than $1.8 million in scholarships helped thousands learn fundamentals of tax preparation KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Aug. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Taxes are changing for virtually everyone because of the changes tax reform makes to the tax benefits of homeownership, parenthood and more.
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Toggle Summary Bigger paychecks or bigger refund? Free H&R Block tax reform checkup helps taxpayers get the outcome they want
Acting now makes tax changes more meaningful and avoids surprises KANSAS CITY, Mo. , July 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Although most taxpayers saw tax reform change their paychecks earlier this year, many still aren’t sure about the new tax bill’s impact in the end when they file their tax return.
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Reports Improved Results for Fiscal 2018 and Dividend Increase; To Provide Outlook for Fiscal 2019
Revenues increased 4 percent to $3.2 billion 1 driven by improvement in the company's U.S. Assisted and do-it-yourself (DIY) businesses Pretax income increased 6% to $669 million ; earnings per share from continuing operations 2 increased $1.02 , or 52 percent, to $2.98 , due to the increase in
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Toggle Summary The Roasterie Café to Open at H&R Block Headquarters at 1301 Main Street in Summer 2018
Free "Block party" featuring Roasterie coffee and American Dining Creations' food samples on June 6 KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) announced today that The Roasterie Café will open a signature café inside its downtown Kansas City headquarters later this
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Toggle Summary H&R Block helps nonprofits raise more than $1 million for second straight year
Participating nonprofits receive $20 for each client referred to H&R Block or Block Advisors KANSAS CITY, Mo. , May 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block’s (NYSE:HRB) nonprofit referral program generated donations for more than 2,400 nonprofits this year, totaling more than $1 million for the
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