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Celebrating Baseball and Tax Season in Chicago

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April 05, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – April 5, 2024 – With the excitement of Major League Baseball Opening Day on March 28, H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the company that revolutionized the tax services industry, stepped up to the plate offering an experience to knock Tax Season out of the park for Chicago baseball fans and residents.

Ahead of the April 15 tax filing deadline, H&R Block Tax Pros, associates and executives visited the Chicago Cubs and White Sox stadiums and surrounding areas, serving up free Chicago-style hot dogs, custom-designed green leather baseball gloves, and important tax tips to help make sure fans file on-time and receive the maximize refund. The company also provided discount coupons to Chicagoans to help them save money on tax prep costs, for both in-office and DIY online filing services.

“We prioritize showing up in communities across the country not just to showcase our brand, but as vital moments to forge genuine connections and inspire trust,” said Liska Johnson, director, Marketing and Experience, H&R Block. “Hosting events in popular areas and actively engaging communities across the country is not only fun, but a true demonstration of our commitment to understanding and serving the diverse needs of our customers.”

The Max-cot Effect

Max, the H&R Block tax-cot, attended each of the company’s Chicago events and became a popular draw for passersby. As a champion for all things taxes and fun, Max posed for hundreds of photos with people over the course of the four-day events and showed off his smooth dance moves on more than one occasion.

Score Big by Filing on Time

H&R Block recognizes that many people have yet to file. In fact, the number of filers that wait until April 15 to file their taxes is surprisingly high according to H&R Block and IRS data. Take advantage of these special offers and make sure to file before April 15:

Whether using H&R Block’s innovative DIY online product with AI Tax Assist or filing in-person at one of the company’s 9,000 office locations across the U.S., clients can rest assured knowing they’re backed by the company’s 100% accuracy, maximum refund guarantees, and upfront, transparent pricing.3 Tax prep starts at $89.  In most cases same-day appointments are available and walk ins are always welcome. Visit hrblock.com to schedule your appointment today.  

  1. Visit hrblock.com/Chicago for complete offer details. Offer valid at participating Chicago area locations only. Limitations apply. All offers expire April 15, 2024.
  2. Valid at participating U.S. offices for new clients only who complete and submit a 2023 personal income tax return between April 4 to 10, 2024 while supplies last. Coupon code 76862 must be presented prior to completion of initial tax office interview. Qualifying clients will receive their Domino’s gift card on or before April 15, 2024. A new client is an individual who did not use Block Advisors or H&R Block office services to prepare his or her 2022 return. Void if transferred and where prohibited. No cash value. Offer ends April 10, 2024. OBTP#B13696-BR. ©2024 HRB Tax Group, Inc. Domino’s Gift Card delivered by email. See gift card for terms & conditions. Domino’s® and the modular logo are registered trademarks of Domino’s IP Holder LLC.
  3. All tax situations are different. Not everyone gets a refund. See hrblock.com/guarantees for complete details.