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Cover - shares
6 Months Ended
Oct. 31, 2019
Nov. 29, 2019
Cover page.    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Oct. 31, 2019  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 1-06089  
Entity Registrant Name H&R Block, Inc.  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code MO  
Entity Tax Identification Number 44-0607856  
Entity Address, Address Line One One H&R Block Way  
Entity Address, City or Town Kansas City  
Entity Address, State or Province MO  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 64105  
City Area Code 816  
Local Phone Number 854-3000  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, without par value  
Trading Symbol HRB  
Security Exchange Name NYSE  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   195,246,026
Amendment Flag false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Entity Central Index Key 0000012659  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --04-30