H&R Block Financial Services

We care about your taxes and financial well-being. With options like Refund Advance loan, Spruce mobile banking app, and Emerald Card®, H&R Block has what you need. All bank products provided by Pathward®, N.A., Member FDIC.

Refund Advance

You could get a Refund Advance loan up to $3,500 the same day you file your taxes. Plus, enjoy no interest, no loan fees, and no impact to your credit score.

A straightforward mobile banking app

  • No sign-up fees

  • No monthly fees

  • No min. balance required

Spruce fintech platform is built by H&R Block, which is not a bank. Bank products by Pathward®, N.A., Member FDIC

Based on IRS reporting as of 2/17/23

Features you’ll love

Budget tracking

Automatically categorizes your transactions.

Early tax refund

With Spruce, you can get your federal tax refund up to 6 days early.

Early payday

Get paid up to 2 days early with direct deposit.

Cash back rewards

Score cash back rewards at 10,000+ participating retailers.

H&R Block emerald card

Emerald Card®

Get your refund and paycheck all on one physical card. Use it, reload it, and use it anywhere Debit Mastercard® is accepted.

Emerald Advance Loan

You could get up to $1,300 with an H&R Block Emerald Advance® Loan. Load funds to Emerald Card® or use your existing Spruce account.

No longer available but check back soon for more information on future availability.

Couple on the couch buying presents with their Emerald Advance Loan

The MyBlock app is your year-round tax companion

Wherever you are, the MyBlock app seamlessly allows you to manage your taxes all year. You can schedule appointments, and connect with your tax pro from home — all in one app!

 

Spruce fintech platform is built by H&R Block, which is not a bank. Spruce℠ Spending and Savings Accounts established at, and debit card issued by, Pathward®, N.A., Member FDIC, pursuant to license by Mastercard®. Mastercard and the circles design are registered trademarks of Mastercard International Incorporated.

H&R Block Emerald Prepaid Mastercard® is issued by Pathward®, N.A., Member FDIC, pursuant to license by Mastercard. Mastercard and the circles design are registered trademarks of Mastercard International Incorporated. Additional fees, terms and conditions apply; consult your Cardholder Agreement for details. ©2023 HRB Tax Group, Inc.

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  1. Spruce Rewards are powered by Dosh. Cash back offers and amounts may vary by user, merchant location and offer period. Check the Spruce app for offer availability. Cash back earned by qualifying purchases will be deposited in your Spruce Savings Account. See Spruce Rewards powered by Dosh Terms for details.
  2. Early access depends on when payment is submitted. Funds are generally made available when payment instruction is received, which may be earlier than scheduled payment date. 
  3. Does not change IRS refund processing speed. Claim is based on making federal refunds available when payment instruction is received, which may be earlier than scheduled payment date. Depends on timing of the IRS’s payment file. Available only for federal refunds. May be changed or discontinued at any time.