H&R Block on the Earned Income Tax Credit
The earned income tax credit is one of the nation’s largest anti-poverty programs and an important piece of annual income for millions of Americans.
When not to itemize charitable donations
Itemizing charitable donations is a strategy to reduce taxable income, but there could be better ways to get a tax benefit for your charitable donations
Education tax benefits cheat sheet
Education tax benefits for students and their parents can save both money
Top questions parents have when employing a nanny
Parents who hire a nanny could be responsible for paying and withholding Social Security, Medicare and unemployment taxes.
Cheap is chic for buyers, possibly taxable for sellers
sellers in thrifting and upcycling scenarios can find themselves running small businesses that can have new potential tax benefits and be taxable
A second home warrants a second look at tax time
Homeowners should know about the tax breaks they can take advantage of so they get the most
‘Til Taxes Due Us Part: Major life change can bring about major tax change
Major life changes like getting married can bring big tax changes for you. Learn about the different filing options and deductions from the tax experts at H&R Block.
One month after tax deadline, tax pros still hard at work
Even though tax season has passed, H&R Block tax experts are still working hard planning and providing audit support to their clients.
How to amend a tax return
If you find a mistake on your tax return, don't panic! Filing an amended tax return can resolve this and can even result in claiming a refund.
Three steps to end tax-filing procrastination
The tax pros at H&R Block have three steps to help DIY tax procrastinators wait until the last minute to file their taxes.
Last-minute tax surprises: four ways to avoid taxes on forgiven debt
H&R Block tax experts are giving their best tips on how to avoid any tax surprises on forgiven debt and what tax exclusions you may qualify for.
Deducting cat food and other unusual tax benefits
One of the things people care about most for tax returns is getting the most money back. This article will outline the unusual and overlooked tax deductions.
Ready to File Tax Returns? H&R Block Blends DIY, Tax Pro Expertise
When filing with H&R Block you can get the best of both worlds - DIY tax filing and remote professional help for a maximum refund, guaranteed.
Don’t miss out on these commonly overlooked tax benefits
There are several commonly overlooked tax benefits you can claim. Make sure you read up on them so you don't end up leaving money on table with your tax refund.
2017’s top six tax questions answered
You're not alone when it comes to needing tax help. The tax experts at H&R Block will answer the most popular tax questions.
Common tax mistakes leave $1 billion on the table
Look out for popular tax mistakes millions of taxpayers are making so you don't have to pay more than you already have to.
All you need to know about the home office tax deduction
If you work from your own home, there may be substantial tax breaks you could be eligible for.
One Week Left to File Federal 1040EZ for Free
Taxpayers can file a free federal 1040ez at most H&R Block offices with expert assistance in completing their returns and guarantees they get their maximum refund.
H&R Block Mobile Tax Prep App Takes Taxes Where Taxpayers Go
Filing on-the-go is made easy and safe for those looking for DIY tax preparation through H&R Block's mobile app.
Right financial documents key to smooth tax filing experience
The tax professionals at H&R Block are sharing why organizing the correct financial documents and diy products is so important when filing your tax return.
Eligible taxpayers miss out on Earned Income Tax Credit
20 percent of eligible taxpayers do not claim the Earned Income Tax Credit due to the misunderstanding of the requirements which can be proven costly.
H&R Block, United Way Announce Enhanced Security Features to Free Online Ta...
H&R Block and United Way are announcing enhanced security features to MyFreeTaxes designed to further safeguard taxpayer information.
H&R Block Launches Latest Tax Prep Innovation – TaxEdge by H&R Block
The H&R Block Mobile App has unveiled its newest innovation, TaxEdge, for assisted tax prep with the power of cloud computing.
When to get professional tax help and when to do your own taxes
Explore ways to get professional tax service help and also know when to do your taxes.
What to expect – and what to do – when filing a tax return for the first tim...
Here are a few things to know if it's your first time filing taxes so the process can be as simple as possible with the best outcome for you.
H&R Block More Zero Includes Free Online Filing of Itemized Deductions
Thanks to H&R Block More Zero, approximately six in 10 taxpayers could now file a federal and state income tax return for free through March 31, 2017.
When and how to deduct nontraditional charitable gifts
Tax deductions for charity donations may not be straightforward in every situation. Learn about the different nontraditional charitable gifts from H&R Block.
DIY Value, Security, Features and Benefits
H&R Block products are the best value in DIY tax prep. Unprecedented industry move: H&R Block More Zero℠ offers free filing for federal forms 1040EZ, 1040A and 1040 with Schedule A* plus a state return.
Value, Security, Exclusive Features Highlight H&R Block DIY Software for Ta...
Learn about the different features of H&R Block's DIY Tax Software to find which solution is best for your tax situation.
Nine End-of-Year Tax Tips for Procrastinators and Planners Alike
Need advice on filing your taxes whether you are procrastinator or planner? The tax experts are giving their best last minute tax advice.
Stretch an extra September paycheck into a bigger April refund
Employees can put their additional September paycheck to work and double the benefits by lowering their tax liability and increasing their tax refund.
Education tax benefits cheat sheet
Teachers and students can use some education on the education tax benefits that can help them with their expenses, with advice from the H&R Block tax professionals.
Six times to call a tax advisor after April 15
The tax experts at H&R Block are letting you know when you may need to contact a tax advisor after tax season ends.
Sandwich generation: stuck in the middle navigating tax benefits for children an...
The sandwich generation, middle-aged adults providing financial support to both an aging parent and child are stuck navigating tax breaks for both.
A Less-Taxing Job Search: when to deduct common job search expenses
Can you deduct job search expenses from your taxes? Learn more about which job hunting expenses are eligible for tax credits with H&R Block.
A $1,800 CPA Error on Tax Return Led One Single Mother to the H&R Block Tax...
A mistake on her tax return caused her to enrolled into H&R Block’s Income Tax Course to learn how to prepare taxes like a professional.
The Bright Side to Moving for Work: Moving Deductions
There is a bright side of moving: you may qualify for a tax deduction! The experts at H&R Block break down the tax law and if whether or not you qualify.
From Business Trips to Working Vacations: When to Deduct Travel Expenses
Where does the tax benefit of business-travel deductions end and a personal vacation begin?
Summer child care costs could earn parents a $2,100 tax credit
Arranging summer child care could earn parents a large amount of tax credits. The tax experts at H&R Block are explaining what options parents have.
Tax planning important part of financial health
Any financial strategy that does not include tax planning is missing part of the larger picture. H&R Block tax pros help you plan for your best financial health.
One Step in Disaster Victims’ Recovery – File Tax Return
H&R Block advises on the role taxes play in recovery after federally declared disasters.
He’s Not Heavy, He’s My Brother
Read the story about a client who takes care of his disabled brother and learned he can claim him as his dependent to qualify for the earned income tax credit.
Taxpayers Get an Education on Overlooked Tax Credits for College
H&R Block Second Look ® is helping students and parents find thousands of dollars in overlooked tax credits.
Day care, diapers and deductions
New parents should make sure they claim all the tax benefits they are eligible to claim, which can help put money in their pocket to cover new expenses.
Establishing and Keeping a Home State
Many military families may struggle with understanding their tax rights having to move around so often. The tax experts at H&R Block are here to help!
DIY Taxes on the Go Reinvent the Tax Preparation Process
H&R Block's mobile app has changed the way DIY taxpayers prepare tax returns for on-the-go clients.
Extra Days, Extra Refunds: Taxpayers Reap Benefits of Leap Year and Free Second ...
With H&R Block's Second Look advantage, taxpayers can amend the past three years of returns and claim any additional refund due.
Block Advisors Launches Year-Round Tax Prep Service
To eliminate last-minute tax season stress, H&R Block has introduced a new brand, Block Advisors, for year-round tax services.
Refund (Tax) Season 2016 is Here!
The tax experts at H&R Block are breaking down what important things to know this tax season, like fraud, health insurance and other tax penalties.
Even Babies Born on New Year’s Eve Qualify Parents for Child Tax Credit
Babies born on New Year's make their parents eligible for child tax credit. The following information can help first-time parents understand the exemption.
Protecting Taxpayers for Six Decades, H&R Block Enhances Efforts for Tax Se...
H&R Block online and software tax solutions have enhanced its security features to protect taxpayers and continue to be trusted.
Top questions parents have when employing a nanny
Learn about the tax implications of hiring a nanny, you may be considered a household employer and could be responsible for paying certain taxes.
How to choose between a tax-free scholarship and education credits
Tax-free scholarship money sounds great but is a tax credit, like the American Opportunity Credit, better? H&R Block's tax experts break down the difference.
Choosing a Child Care Provider Can Impact Taxes
The child care tax credit is something you should think about when it comes to choosing a child care provider. H&R Block tax pros explains this important tax credit.
Summer To-Do List Should Include a Tax Checkup
Even though the tax deadline was not long ago, it is now a good time to update your tax information and plans for next tax season.
Streamlined Compliance, ACA, IRS Closures Top Expats’ Tax Concerns
The tax pros at H&R Block are breaking down top concerns for U.S. citizens living abroad such as ACA and IRS Closures and other tax compliance requirements.
H&R Block Statement on E-filed State Tax Returns
H&R Block states that there is not an existing issue with fraudulent activity with H&R online state tax returns.
On EITC Awareness Day, H&R Block Alerts Taxpayers to Common Errors
On EITC Awareness Day, H&R Block is warning taxpayers about unclaimed tax credits.
H&R Block Offers Free Software to TurboTax Users
H&R Block is offering its software free to taxpayers who already purchased TurboTax’s Basic or Deluxe software for 2014 as well as a refund bonus.
H&R Block’s redesigned DIY product offers consumers new features for best...
H&R Block's redesigned DIY product offers consumers new features at a special price through February 15.
Statement: H&R Block Responds to Start of Tax Season Announcement
H&R Block Executive Director, Kathy Pickering, announces the company will accept e-filed tax returns at the start of the tax season, January 20.
It’s All About the Refund: H&R Block Empowers Do-It-Yourselfers with New ...
H&R Block has premiered its redesigned online and software products which offers real-time detail and insight into taxpayer's refund.
Tax Tip: Rise of cohabiting parents may not be mirrored in tax return
For the first time, cohabiting births have exceeded single-parent births but this may have a larger impact on your taxes than you think if this applies to you.
Tax Tip: Deductions and credits may help job seekers rejoin workforce
Job seekers endure some hardships but certain tax credits may help taxpayers as they transition from on job to another or from unemployment to the workforce.
Buying a house can make taxpayers more at home with itemized deductions
For those buying a house, here are a few tax tips to help you take advantage of all the tax breaks you could qualify to claim.
The Repeal of DOMA – 1 year later
Since the Supreme Court struck down certain provisions of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), same-sex marriage still faces serious tax challenges.
State of the Union and the Earned Income Tax Credit – What it Means for You an...
The earned income credit was discussed at the State of the Union. H&R Block is explaining what President Obama's statement means for you and your taxes.
H&R Block Debuts Improved 2014 1040EZ Filing App
H&R Block debuts an improved 1040ez filing app to make on-the-go filing easier and faster for DIY taxpayers filing simple returns.
Tax Tips Tuesday: Life Changes Change Tax Filing Status
Here are few tips from H&R Block tax pros on filing statuses could help ensure you pay only what you owe in taxes and get back the tax refund you're due.
H&R Block Launches New User Experience in Online Tax Preparation
H&R Block has launched free and unlimited tax return preparation advice which highlights online, iPad versions available for download now.
Prepare Tax Returns Now With Enhanced H&R Block At Home®
With the enhanced H&R Block At Home ®you can prepare your taxes now, despite the IRS announcement that tax season kickoff will be delayed.
Smaller Paychecks, Late Filing Await Taxpayers in January
H&R Block advises on issues in late tax filing that could lead to tax sticker shock.
Some Common Job-Related Expenses Tax-Deductible, Yet Go Unclaimed
Several deductible job expenses become unclaimed taxes so H&R Block tax experts are advising to explore how job expenses can decrease tax liability.