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H&R Block Tax Professionals to Answer Questions During Series of Online Chats

January 21, 2002
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan 21, 2002 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

New Tax Law Changes and Minimizing Your Taxes Among the Topics in 13-Part Series

H&R Block tax professionals will address new tax law changes and answer tax and financial questions during a series of 13 weekly chats that begin tomorrow, January 22, at 7 p.m. CST.

Tax-related online chats will take place every Tuesday from January 22 to April 15, when the series will culminate with an all-day chat session from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Taxpayers can access the chat sessions at www.hrblock.com .

H&R Block tax professionals will provide information and advice on a variety of tax-related topics, including job and life changes, investment and business income and education and retirement planning.

About H&R Block:

H&R Block Inc. is a diversified company with subsidiaries providing a wide range of financial products and services. In 2001, H&R Block served 19.2 million taxpayers -- more than any tax or accounting firm -- through its more than 10,400 offices located in the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. H&R Block served another 2.3 million tax clients through its award-winning TaxCut(R) software program and through its online tax preparation services. Investment services and securities products are offered through H&R Block Financial Advisors Inc., member NYSE, SIPC. H&R Block Inc. is not a registered broker-dealer. H&R Block Mortgage Corporation and Option One Mortgage Corporation offer a wide range of home mortgage products. RSM McGladrey Inc. is a national accounting, tax and consulting firm with more than 100 offices nationwide, as well as an affiliation with 550 offices in 75 countries as the U.S. member of RSM International. Quarterly results and other information are available on the company's Web site at www.hrblock.com .

SOURCE H&R Block Inc.

CONTACT:

Tom Linafelt of H&R Block, +1-816-932-8418, tlinafelt@hrblock.com , or David Gunasegaram, +1-816-960-3126, davidg@bwcom.com , Natalie Lutz, +1-816-960-3106, nlutz@bwcom.com , both of Boasberg\Wheeler Communications for H&R Block URL: http://www.hrblock.com

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