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The IRS expects roughly 12 million taxpayers will make such a request before the tax filing deadline, enabling them to take an additional six months— until Oct. 15— to prepare their tax return.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. H&R Block Inc.: Approximately 17,433,400 shares changed hands, a 470.8 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 10 or. 8 percent to $13.15.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. JPMorgan Chase& Co., down $2.10 to $55.30. The Gap Inc., down 89 cents to $38.40.
*JPMorgan falls, Wells Fargo flat after results. NEW YORK, April 11- U.S. stocks were set for a lower open on Friday after earnings from JP Morgan Chase, putting the S&P 500 on track to continue its selloff after suffering its biggest drop in two months.
NEW YORK— H&R Block's shares climbed almost 7 percent before the opening bell Friday after the tax preparer found someone to acquire its banking business. BofI Federal Bank will also offer H&R Block- brand financial programs like Emerald Prepaid Master Card and Emerald Advance lines of credit under a program management agreement between the two companies.
*VIX, Wall Street's fear index, jumps 15 percent. NEW YORK, April 10- The Nasdaq suffered its biggest drop in two-and-a-half years on Thursday after another sharp selloff in biotech and momentum names, including Gilead Sciences and TripAdvisor, increasing investor anxiety about a broader pullback.
NEW YORK— H&R Block said Thursday it has a new deal to sell its banking business, this time to BofI Holding Inc., the parent company of Bank of Internet.
NEW YORK, April 10- There are many tax-time nightmares, but here's one of the most common: You don't have the cash to pay what you owe on April 15.
WASHINGTON, April 8- The U.S. Internal Revenue Service asked Congress on Tuesday for legal authority to regulate thousands of unlicensed tax return preparers, but lawmakers were neutral on the idea.
Companies making headlines after the bell Thursday:
While the markets are hoping to see a March thaw, reports of February data in the week ahead may show the economy is still feeling a bit chilled.
A new analysis urges government officials to "seriously explore" partnering with tax preparers to enroll the uninsured in Obamacare.
H&R Block and Jackson Hewitt are making major efforts this season to help customers sign up for Obamacare.
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Earlier this month, Intuit cut its estimate for the second quarter ended Jan. 31 after the U.S. Internal Revenue Service delayed by 10 days to Jan. 31 the date on which Americans could begin filing their 2013 tax returns.
A federal court judge had invalidated test-taking and continuing education requirements the IRS wanted to impose on hundreds of thousands of unregulated tax-return preparers. Institute for Justice in 2012, a libertarian group, challenged the program, arguing Congress did not give the IRS the authority to regulate tax preparers.
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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Companies that are making headlines after the bell Tuesday: