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Toggle Summary H&R Block offers clutch tax tips for procrastinators
Tax deadline moves to April 17, giving taxpayers a couple extra days KANSAS CITY, Mo. , April 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Taxpayers have just a few days left to get their taxes won before the tax filing deadline. This year, the normal filing deadline of April 15 falls on a Sunday.
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Toggle Summary H&R Block’s vast product lineup lets taxpayers file however they want
From DIY to assisted to hybrid products, H&R Block has a product for all situations KANSAS CITY, Mo. , April 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The April 17 deadline is closing in on millions of taxpayers who still need to file their tax returns. Approximately 60 percent of taxpayers go to a tax
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Toggle Summary H&R Block advises DIY clients on how to prepare for taxes at end of season
Get organized, review product options and start the preparation process—it’s that simple KANSAS CITY, Mo. , April 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With just days to go before the April 17 tax filing deadline, H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) wants DIY taxpayers to know that just because they are running out of
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Toggle Summary H&R Block hosts national shred day with free events nationwide
Tax experts advise when to shred, discard or keep financial documents KANSAS CITY, Mo. , March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While cyberattacks pose a major threat, not all attackers are found online. They can sift through trash and recycling bins to hunt for personal information like a name,
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Toggle Summary H&R Block advises gig economy workers to organize tax documents, file and prepare for next year
DIY tax tips for the self-employed include knowing how Tax Cuts and Jobs Act impacts them KANSAS CITY, Mo. , March 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Self-employed taxpayers might work alone, but when it comes to their taxes, H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) is a good partner to have.
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Toggle Summary H&R Block DIY clients asking about tax refunds, extenders, child tax credit
DIY tax questions and answers help the client who asked and others in the same situation KANSAS CITY, Mo. , March 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- When H&R Block DIY clients have questions, the H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) tax experts give them the answers. With layers of support, DIY clients can access the
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Toggle Summary H&R Block, LendingTree partner to empower clients to improve their financial well-being
Convenient access to My LendingTree via MyBlock gives clients monthly credit scores KANSAS CITY, Mo. , March 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of continued efforts to help clients better understand their financial situation, H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) is partnering with LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE) to
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Toggle Summary IRS more likely to question returns than taxpayers think
IRS more than six times more likely to challenge returns than commonly reported KANSAS CITY, Mo. , March 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Every year, the IRS publishes a disarmingly low audit rate of one out of 143 (0.7 percent), for a total of a little more than a million taxpayers who get audited
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Announces Strong Start to the Tax Season and Fiscal 2018 Third Quarter Results
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , March 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) today released U.S. tax return volume through February 28 and its financial results for the fiscal 2018 third quarter ended January 31, 2018.  The company normally reports a fiscal third quarter loss due to the
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Toggle Summary 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
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Feb. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 24 cents per share, payable April 2, 2018 , to shareholders of record as of March 13, 2018 .
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Names Tiffany Scalzitti Monroe as Chief People Officer
President & CEO Jeff Jones’ first c-suite selection is known for innovation and talent development KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) today named Tiffany Scalzitti Monroe as its new chief people officer, effective March 5, 2018 .
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Toggle Summary H&R Block to Release Fiscal Third Quarter Results March 6, 2018
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Feb. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) will report fiscal 2018 third quarter results on Tuesday, March 6, 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 personalizes analysis of tax reform impact
Taxpayers can get a forward look of tax reform impact on their 2018 tax returns KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Feb. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In their offices nationwide, H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) is giving clients a forward look review to show them how the tax reform legislation Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)
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Toggle Summary Millions can file for free at H&R Block offices
No other major assisted tax preparer matches H&R Block’s free federal 1040EZ offer KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The unmatched free federal 1040EZ from H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) will allow as many as 23 million taxpayers to file a federal 1040EZ for free through Feb.
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Toggle Summary H&R Block offering five free prep/filing options, IRS e-file opens
Assisted, DIY and military offers give clients high-quality options with guarantees KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Jan. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With IRS e-file opening today, Jan. 29 , the IRS will start processing tax returns, which starts the countdown to the tax deadline; April 17 is now 79 days away.
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Offers Free ITIN Renewals
New group of Individual Tax Identification Numbers expiring KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For 2018, H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) is offering free ITIN application renewals with the IRS for close to a million taxpayers who have an expiring individual taxpayer identification number
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Toggle Summary New Survey Finds Majority of Millennials Stress Over Filing Taxes
MyFreeTaxes™ Offers a Free, Safe Way to File Federal, State Returns, Ease Stress ALEXANDRIA, Va. , Jan. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new survey, conducted by United Way Worldwide , finds that 74 percent of millennial respondents indicate they felt some level of stress around filing their returns.
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Toggle Summary H&R Block’s Refund Advance remains great way for qualifying filers to get access to up to $3,000, even during a government shutdown
Getting return into IRS queue is key to getting refund faster KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Jan. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Despite the federal government shutdown, H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) will continue to assist the millions of taxpayers who want their tax refund as soon as possible, or need to submit their
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Toggle Summary H&R Block enters exclusive partnership with Walmart
Presence on Walmart shelves, website increases taxpayer access to best value in DIY tax prep KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) and Walmart (NYSE:WMT) announced Jan. 16 that H&R Block will be the new, exclusive DIY desktop tax software provider available at
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Toggle Summary Block Advisors opens doors nationwide with networking and client appreciation event
Client Appreciation Day offers exposure to business and educational resources, prizes and more KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Block Advisors will mark the start of tax season with an appreciation event on January 18 for Block Advisors clients, consumers and professionals.
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Toggle Summary H&R Block’s new Self-Employed product integrates Stride’s tax app, talks business, delivers value and expertise
Stride partnership makes tracking expenses, discovering deductions and preparing returns easier for self-employed taxpayers KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) is adding a new Self-Employed product designed specifically for the estimated 60 million freelancers,
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Toggle Summary Tax survey shows gap between IRS refund delay and need for a refund
Majority of respondents unaware of IRS refund delay; almost half dependent on refunds for paying off debt, rent, bills KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to a recent survey conducted by H&R Block, 49 percent of respondents are somewhat or very dependent on their tax
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Toggle Summary H&R Block DIY installed software available for tax season 2018
Collaboration with Amazon complements value-focused, innovative products KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block DIY desktop software products for tax season 2018 are available at hrblock.com and retail outlets nationwide. Continuing in 2018, H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) desktop
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Toggle Summary H&R Block tax offices open for 2018, offer free 1040EZ starting Jan. 5
Government-mandated refund delay, tax reform legislation changes among taxpayer concerns KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Jan. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) opened its 10,000 offices nationwide today to serve taxpayers during the upcoming filing season.
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Brings Back Jon Hamm for Encore Year of Get Your Taxes Won Campaign
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Dec. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block will kick off the 2018 tax season with a fresh take on its 2017 campaign, Get Your Taxes Won . The campaign illustrates that the concept of winning at tax time is in finding all the credits and deductions taxpayers are entitled to for
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Toggle Summary H&R Block analysis: virtually all taxpayers affected by tax reform
Homeowners, high-tax state residents and families face most significant changes KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Dec. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With passage in both chambers of Congress of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and with the president expected to sign the legislation, H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) advises
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Toggle Summary New H&R Block Tax Pro Go is assisted tax prep – minus the trip to the tax office
Innovative assisted tax prep gives clients upfront pricing, maximum refund and freedom KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Dec. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a recent H&R Block survey*, Americans who have their tax returns prepared by a tax professional said that in the time they could save by not going to a tax
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Announces Refund Advance of Up to $3,000
No-interest loan with no loan fees should provide relief for millions impacted by second year of government-mandated refund delay KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Starting January 5 , H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) will make available a Refund Advance * of up to $3,000 from BofI Federal
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Announces Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results In Line with Expectations
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) today released its financial results for the fiscal 2018 second quarter ended October 31, 2017.  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 and The Roasterie Café Collaboration Opens at 4231 Main St.
Adjacent to H&R Block tax office, café and drive-thru feature signature Roasterie coffee experience. KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Just in time for a busy tax season, H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) and The Roasterie Café opened their collaboration in midtown Kansas City with a ribbon
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Toggle Summary H&R Block DIY Online now available for taxpayers to start returns
H&R Block More Zero and Tax Pro Review among season highlights KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Nov. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block Online DIY products and the mobile tax prep app are live starting Dec. 1 at hrblock.com , and in the Apple and Google Play stores.
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Toggle Summary H&R Block to Release Fiscal Second Quarter Results December 6, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Nov. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) will report fiscal 2018 second quarter results on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 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
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Emerald Advance® line of credit offers consumers up to $1,000 before holidays and year-round
2017 marks 11th anniversary of financial product KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Nov. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For 11 years, the  H&R Block Emerald Advance ®  line of credit  has helped hundreds of thousands of consumers borrow and pay back millions of dollars to improve their financial situations.
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Toggle Summary Franchise Pioneer H&R Block Awards Local Franchisee National Honors
Award winner recognized at annual national franchise convention for leading in key growth areas and doing the right thing KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A Mandeville, Louisiana franchisee stood out from nearly 1,500 franchisees and won recognition from H&R Block (NYSE:HRB), a
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Toggle Summary Franchise Pioneer H&R Block Awards Franchisees National Honors
Awards winners recognized at annual national franchise convention for leading in key growth areas and doing the right thing KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Four franchisees stood out from nearly 1,500 franchisees and won recognition from H&R Block (NYSE:HRB), a global consumer
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Toggle Summary Allstate President Joins H&R Block Board of Directors
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) today announced the election of Matthew E. Winter, President of The Allstate Corporation , to serve on its board of directors, effective on November 3 rd .  Matthew E. Winter Joins H&R Block Board of Directors A photo
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Nov. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 24 cents per share, payable January 2, 2018 , to shareholders of record as of December 4, 2017 .
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Toggle Summary H&R Block, Block Advisors announce free tax advisory service to aid victims of natural disasters
Service to provide guidance on tax relief options including accelerated tax refunds KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To help residents recover financially from recent natural disasters, H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) will be offering a new, nationwide free tax advisory service to help
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Toggle Summary Open enrollment for health insurance starts November 1
Despite uncertainty, enrolling in health insurance remains the surest way to avoid penalties KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Oct. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amid recent governmental decisions concerning healthcare, H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) advises taxpayers they can avoid Affordable Care Act penalties on their
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Providing $2 Million In Financial Literacy Curriculum; Helping 200,000 High School Students Learn About Money Management This School Year
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Oct. 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nearly two thirds of Americans can’t pass a basic financial literacy test 1 and 70 percent of teens don’t know what a 401(k) is, 2 —two of many indicators that financial education isn’t getting the attention it deserves.
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Toggle Summary Henry W. Bloch Award for Excellence Winners Gather in Kansas City
The 2017 class of 29 award winners from across the nation break client service record KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block recognized 29 company and franchise associates  for going above and beyond for their clients at the 2017 Henry W.
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Announces Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Results
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Aug. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) today released its financial results for the fiscal 2018 first quarter ended July 31, 2017.  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 names Jeff Jones as president and CEO
Transformational leader to bring operational expertise and client-centric focus to H&R Block’s top post KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) today named Jeffrey J. Jones II president and chief executive officer, effective Oct.
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Aug. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 24 cents per share, payable October 2, 2017 , to shareholders of record as of September 13, 2017 .
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Toggle Summary H&R Block Offers Scholarships to Military Spouses for Income Tax Course
Classes, beginning August 14, teach fundamentals of tax preparation KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Aug. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Annual enrollment for H&R Block ’s Income Tax Course is open and H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) will award full scholarships for spouses of active, reserve, wounded warrior and retired
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Toggle Summary H&R Block to Release Fiscal First Quarter Results August 29, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo. , Aug. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) will report fiscal 2018 first quarter results on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 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 Announces Renewal Process Opens Early for ITINs Expiring by Year End View HTML
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