Behind the Block

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

Budget Challenge
Sep 9th, 2014

Introducing the H&R Block Budget Challenge

Properly managing personal finances is critical to success in adulthood, and yet teenagers are woefully under-educated and under-informed when it comes to money matters. In response to this nationwide shortcoming, H&R Block founded Dollars & Sense to provide teens with financial management skills that will last throughout adulthood. Leer en español. Why the H&R Block […]

Jul 22nd, 2014

We Understand: H&R Block Bilingual Tax Pros Help Out [VIDEO]

It’s summertime, and we feel like we’re still recovering from tax season! Yet for our tax professionals at H&R Block, informing, educating and explaining the importance of doing your taxes right is a year-round task. And no one takes this more seriously than our bilingual tax professionals. Ana Ruiz Chavez is one of them. An […]

Billion Back Records
Mar 10th, 2014

Announcing Billion Back Records

H&R Block: your source for some of the best, most original music about tax refunds. No? That doesn’t sound quite right? It actually is right. We teamed up with 10 talented YouTube personalities to create a new campaign called Billion Back Records. From now through April 15, our talent will release original songs and music […]

Mar 6th, 2014

A Day in the Life of Your H&R Block Tax Pro [INFOGRAPHIC]

In a lot of ways, the tax professionals at H&R Block are just like you and me. They have families, a commute to work and lots of meetings. You can find these tax pros everywhere from Maine to Arizona, Canada to Australia. They might go into work at 7 a.m. or stay until 9 p.m. […]

Feb 15th, 2014

IRS Updates: Code 1121 and an Increased Number of Returns [VIDEO]

The IRS issued a couple important notices this week, and we wanted to share the information with you. First, it is no exaggeration when we say the IRS is busy. As of Feb. 7, the agency had received more than 27.3 million tax returns, an increase of 2.5% compared to last year. So far, 19.5 […]

Feb 14th, 2014

A Valentine’s Day Only a Tax Pro Could Love

Ed note: We rely on our experts at The Tax Institute a lot. They break down complicated filing statuses, interpret messages from the IRS and much more. So when they sent us along this unexpected Valentine’s Day story, we just couldn’t say no to our friends. Plus, it made us go “awwww.”  Janine and Timothy […]