Behind the Block

An inside look at what goes on behind closed doors at H&R Block.

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Jun 26th, 2015

H&R Block: Leading within the Latino Community

Ed note: Being an H&R Block tax professional doesn’t mean you just prepare tax returns. Our pros are active in their communities and play an important role providing education about taxes. This is especially true for our bilingual tax pros. Leer en español. Being a leader can mean many things – providing wisdom, guidance or […]

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Apr 6th, 2015

How We Spend Tax Refunds

At H&R Block, we love getting our clients their maximum refund. What’s even more exciting is when they use those refunds in awesome ways. How do we know? We ask them, of course! Every client who completes an H&R Block survey is asked what they are doing with their refund. Some of the most common […]

Mar 30th, 2015

Odes From the Code, Or, Why Nerdy Tax Professionals Are Awesome [VIDEO]

Tax pros are nerds. I don’t mean the pocket-protector-using, plastic-rimmed glasses-wearing stereotype that may come to mind. Come on! It’s 2015! You’d have to get a look at a tax pro’s smartphone apps to really judge their nerdiness. Imagine Shadowmagic instead of CandyCrush or an expense tracker instead of Facebook. I mean, how many people […]

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Mar 19th, 2015

Getting Everything You Deserve With Second Look

Congratulations on filing your 2014 tax return! Now, are you sure you got back the whole refund you were entitled to? Leer en español. Not getting your full refund isn’t as crazy as you might think. There are several common mistakes that frequently come up. Let’s see if any apply to you. Wrong Filing Status […]

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Mar 6th, 2015

Tax Identify Theft Fraud: How H&R Block is Looking Out For You

Ed note: It’s National Consumer Protection Week, and these days you might feel like you need a lot more protection – from phishing schemes, identity theft and more. H&R Block CEO Bill Cobb is taking this opportunity to shine a spotlight on tax identity theft fraud. You don’t have to search too hard to hear about […]

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Mar 4th, 2015

Filing Taxes with a Bilingual Tax Pro at H&R Block [VIDEO]

Ed note: First time tax filers may have a lot of questions about the process – what to prepare, how to schedule an appointment and what happens during the visit. This might be especially daunting if English is your second language. We wanted to illustrate how easy it actually is to get that return filed, […]