Millions can file for free at H&R Block offices

February 01, 2018

No other major assisted tax preparer matches H&R Block’s free federal 1040EZ offer

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. 28 at participating offices. This gives those taxpayers access to expert assistance in completing their returns and guarantees they get their maximum refund.

“Just because EZ is in the name of the form doesn’t mean preparing and filing the tax return will be simple, especially for anyone who is filing for the first time, experienced a life change in 2017, faces IRS refund delays or is concerned about how tax reform legislation will affect them in 2018, including the impact to their paychecks starting as early as February,” said Karen Orosco, senior vice president of U.S. retail for H&R Block. “Having assistance from a qualified tax professional provides taxpayers confidence that they aren’t leaving any money on the table and that they are prepared for the future.”

Generally, a 1040EZ filer is a taxpayer who files single or married filing jointly who does not pay mortgage interest, has no dependents and earned less than $100,000 last year.

To learn more about filing a Free 1040EZ and all other offers, find a nearby location or make an appointment, visit www.hrblock.com or call 1-800-HRBLOCK.

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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 2017, H&R Block had annual revenues of over $3 billion with 23 million tax returns prepared worldwide. For more information, visit the H&R Block Newsroom.

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