MyBlock mobile app expands to include Emerald Card®

June 30, 2017

Emerald Card app no longer available after June 30

Starting today, H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) Emerald Prepaid Mastercard® holders will need to download the MyBlock app to track their balance, view their transaction history and find ATM and reload locations. With the MyBlock app, in addition to managing their Emerald Card, users can also track their charitable donations, receipts and tax documents on demand, estimate their potential income tax refund, find an H&R Block office, schedule an appointment, access their tax returns and more.

“MyBlock offers the convenience of two apps in one – all the functionality of your Emerald Card app®plus you can securely access your H&R Block tax return information and more,” said Greg Steinlicht, vice president of tax and financial products strategy for H&R Block. “Switching is simple: just download the MyBlock app, use your same sign-in information and find all your Emerald Card information already there.”

After June 30, the standalone Emerald Card Mobile Banking app will no longer be available. Users can seamlessly transition to the new MyBlock app which performs all the same functions of the Emerald Card app with the added ability to access tax information, schedule a tax appointment and more.

Both DIY and assisted clients can use MyBlock, a personalized view of their tax life to store documents, get organized or get instant access to previous-year returns and supporting documentation. Taxpayers also can use tax planning tools like an interactive tax estimator and a W-4 calculator, all stored in their MyBlock account.

Taxpayers can learn more about the Emerald Card on or by calling 1-800-HRBLOCK.

About H&R Block

H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) is a global consumer tax services provider. Tax return preparation services are provided by professional tax preparers in approximately 12,000 company-owned and franchise retail tax offices worldwide, and through H&R Block tax software products for the DIY consumer. H&R Block also offers adjacent Tax Plus products and services. In fiscal 2016, H&R Block had annual revenues of over $3 billion with 23.2 million tax returns prepared worldwide. For more information, visit the H&R Block Newsroom.

About BofI Federal Bank

BofI Federal Bank is a federally chartered, FDIC insured, full-service bank that provides a wide variety of deposit accounts, as well as financing for single and multifamily residential properties, small-to-medium size businesses in target sectors, and select specialty finance receivables. With approximately $8.7 billion in assets, BofI Federal Bank provides consumer and business banking products through its low-cost distribution channels and affinity partners. BofI Holding, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOFI) is the holding company for BofI Federal Bank. BofI Holding, Inc.’s common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol BOFI and is a component of the Russell 2000® Index and the S&P SmallCap 600® Index. For more information regarding BofI Federal Bank, please visit

The H&R Block Emerald Prepaid Mastercard® is a tax refund-related deposit product issued by BofI Federal Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license by Mastercard International Incorporated. Emerald Financial Services, LLC is a registered agent of BofI Federal Bank. Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. Not available at all locations and to all applicants. Additional fees, terms and conditions apply; consult your Cardholder Agreement for details. ID verification required. ©2017 HRB Tax Group, Inc.
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