You won’t often see H&R Block tax professionals wearing actual, physical hats. They leave such fashion statements to the celebrity experts. But each H&R Block tax pro wears a number of metaphorical hats on a daily basis. There is rarely a typical day for a tax pro during season, but there are a number of […]
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Ed note: For many, the Super Bowl means super money. Advertisers will shell out about $4 million for a 30-second advertising spot this year. Fans will buy more than a billion chicken wings. But the most eye-popping numbers may be the millions of dollars, plus bonuses, that the players will rake in this season. While […]
Just a few more days before the IRS opens e-file on Friday, Jan. 31. In preparation, we remind you that identity theft is a particular concern this time of year. Also remember to complete your return early if you anticipate any problems or needing to speak with the IRS. Watch the video for even more […]
When interacting with a large company online, it’s easy to feel like the people you’re talking to are nameless and faceless. We wanted to change that. The social media team here at H&R Block is available on multiple channels: here (BlockTalk), our community, Facebook, Twitter and more. We do our best to answer your questions, […]
Don’t wait until you’re filing your tax return to think about taxes. Spending a moment now can help you come out ahead next spring. Here are the top three things you can do now to save time and money at tax time. 1. Can you defer any income until next year (or even later)? This […]
Update: You can apply for Emerald Advance until Jan. 24, 2014. It’s always good to be prepared – especially this time of year. Unexpected expenses come up –busted pipes, dead batteries, broken appliances and such. And of course, it’s always good to have some extra money around the holidays. That ‘s why we offer […]
Ed Note: Today’s Supreme Court ruling on DOMA could have far reaching implications when it comes to the filing of income taxes. We asked Kathy Pickering, Vice President, H&R Block Government Relations and Executive Director, The Tax Institute at H&R Block to give us an overview of what the changes could mean for tax purposes. Does […]
As you embark on your new employment adventure, be sure to keep these tips from our friends at the IRS in mind.
We assume that you’ve been less than enthused about tackling your taxes at some point over the last few months. But some people take that lack of enthusiasm to a whole new level. Like to the Supreme Court.
The shock of receiving such a large refund from the IRS this year may have raised a red flag: you may be withholding too much from your paychecks. Here’s how to fix that.