Filing an extension? Don’t forget IRS tax payment
The IRS offers an extension of time to file a tax return, but not to pay any taxes due. Know what is required to avoid or minimize penalties for missing the tax deadline.
How to avoid the 10 most common tax penalties
Penalties for not filing a tax return or not paying taxes are well-known, but there are many more tax penalties. Knowing how to avoid them when possible, and minimize them when unavoidable, is key.
H&R Block offers clutch tax tips for procrastinators
The tax deadline moved back a couple days, along with H&R Block’s extended hours, gives procrastinators more time and more help to file.
You may be procrastinating on your taxes if…
Millions of taxpayers wait until the last minute to file their tax returns. In the past, more than one in three taxpayers who filed before the April deadline waited until April to file.
Experts: no shame in tax-filing procrastination
Millions of Americans still need to file their taxes. Experts challenge the stigma of procrastination and explain ways to overcome or use it to your advantage.
Adapting to the tax reform’s limits in the highest taxed states
Learn about the tax reform limit to state and local tax deductions. H&R Block gives taxpayers options to maximize tax savings despite the new limitation.
IRS more likely to question returns than taxpayers think
IRS more than six times more likely to challenge returns than commonly reported
State tax law changes impact millions
State tax updates will impact your 2017 and 2018 tax returns. H&R Block looks at some tax law changes to prepare for.
Tax reform impacts everybody differently. Here’s how it affects you.
There are many variables in the tax reform law that make it difficult for taxpayers to know how everything will come out in the end. Use our tax reform calculator to find out how it affects you.
Expats face unique tax challenges including missing IRS letters, higher IRS scru...
For many expats, working with the IRS has become increasingly difficult including missing IRS letters and higher IRS scrutiny
Fraud prevention checklist to protect tax identity
Tax identity theft is a multi-million-dollar business. In 2016, the IRS identified more than 1 million fraudulent returns.
How to apply for or complete an ITIN renewal
Applying for an individual taxpayer identification number for the first time or renewing an expiring ITIN, it could take up to 14 weeks.
Tax survey shows gap between IRS refund delay and need for a refund
The Refund Advance, a no-interest loan offered from January 5 – February 28, 2018, is repaid from the client’s federal or state income tax refunds.
H&R Block analysis: virtually all taxpayers affected by tax reform
The new tax bracket and tax rate structure will impact most taxpayers. Homeowners, high-tax state residents and families face most significant changes
Tax Identity Theft: How it happens and how to fix it
Tax Identity Theft is the largest growing identity theft crime and H&R Block is explaining what it is and how to fix it.
H&R Block helps feds fight stolen identity refund fraud
Online criminals steal billions of dollars from the U.S. Treasury every year by filing fraudulent returns and committing fraud
Time remains for expats to get right with the IRS
More expats than ever are learning they need to file U.S. tax returns.
October 16 tax deadline creeping up on extension filers
Taxpayers who submitted an extension to file before the April 18 midnight deadline; their returns are now due by Oct. 16.
Tax Deadline Approaching for Taxpayers with Extension
Americans living abroad must file a U.S. tax return to report their income, even if they did not earn that income in the U.S.
Tax Deadline Extended for Victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
H&R Block advises upcoming tax deadlines for victims of recent disasters. The IRS has granted late-filing relief to affected taxpayers.
More IRS audits shouldn’t mean more fear when obeying tax laws
The IRS began using tax software that makes it easier to determine if the amount of income a taxpayer reports matches what employers report
Questionable education credits draw IRS interest
Two education credits, the American Opportunity Tax Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit, help taxpayers get back some of the costs of higher education.
Six times to call a tax professional after April 15
The annual tax filing ritual is not the only time a taxpayer may need the help of a tax professional. Here are six times a tax professional.
How an ITIN can help visa holders and their families
Filing a tax return is not a choice, it is an obligation for all who meet U.S. tax filing requirements.
How To Avoid Penalties For Missing The Tax Deadline
Missed the tax deadline? Don't panic. As long as you file an extension, you won't get penalized. Learn how to avoid any tax penalties.
Filing an Extension? Don’t Forget to Pay IRS
Keep in mind that an extension to file is not an extension to pay. Don't forget to pay your tax bills before the deadline to avoid delayed tax return penalties.
Last Weekend to Get Taxes Won
H&R Block will be open on Easter to give taxpayers one more weekend to get their taxes won.
Late Tax Deadline Means Three Extra Days to Get Taxes Won
H&R Block offers extended office hours for nearly 45 million who have found themselves filing taxes late.
H&R Block to Host Free Shred Events across the Nation
H&R Block is hosting free shred events to discard financial documents and tax experts are weighing in on when to shred, discard or keep them.
Three Things to Know Before the Tax Deadline
With the tax filing deadline approaching, millions of Americans still need to file their tax returns. Here is what you need to know before the April 18 deadline is here.
Refund MIA? How to deal with ongoing refund delay
Here's how to deal with an ongoing tax refund delay.
Checklist for tax identity protection
Taxpayers can review this checklist and take these simple measures to avoid tax fraud and protect their information.
H&R Block Products Help Address Tax Identity Theft for DIY and Retail Clien...
H&R Block products are helping address tax identity theft for DIY and retail clients, security takes center stage as threat of fraud increases.
Phone calls about IRS debt: scams or new private debt collectors?
The IRS warns taxpayers for years to be suspicious of IRS phone scammers claiming to be the IRS collecting a tax debt.
$15.4 billion in tax benefits expire at the end of the year
At year-end, popular tax credits will expire letting taxpayers claim them for the last time on their 2016 tax return. Learn more from the experts at H&R Block.
Largest auto settlement in U.S. history means half a million taxpayers could owe...
A Federal Trade Commission (FTC) auto settlement gave a lot of car owners payments but the IRS is saying they have to pay taxes on part of all of their settlement.
Millions of Taxpayers Face Refund Delays in 2017
A new tax law requires the IRS to hold entire refunds of millions of taxpayers until at least Feb. 15.
When Tax Rates Go Up and Tax Benefits Phase Out
The tax experts at H&R Block are explaining why when a taxpayers income goes up, they may lose some of the tax breaks they have claimed in the past.
Statement of Bill Cobb, H&R Block President & CEO
Bill Cobb, H&R Block CEO has applauded the IRS Commissioner on the ways he has aimed to combat tax refund fraud.
H&R Block at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Annual Conference:...
At the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Annual Conference, H&R Block spoke about the growing wealth gap and the tax code role affecting Latinos.
H&R Block Talks Taxes at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 46th...
At the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 46th annual legislative conference, H&R Block explains Earned Income Tax Credit importance during tax season.
It’s critical to be careful when choosing a tax preparer
Several things could go wrong if you are not careful in deciding who will prepare your tax returns. Be aware of what to look for when tax season comes around.
New IRS requirements make ‘old’ tax returns even more valuable
Due to a new IRS requirement, taxpayers will now need information from their previous tax year to file a tax return electronically.
Penalties for tax mistakes more costly due to the PATH Act
Note that all tax credits are not created equal. Some penalties for tax mistakes are more costly due to the PATH Act.