H & R Block Inc


  • AbbVie and Costco are big market movers Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 4:35 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. AbbVie Inc., down $3.41 to $56.86. Joy Global Inc., down $2.19 to $39.94.

  • H&R Block handled fewer returns, but 3Q revenue jumped Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 4:18 PM ET

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Tax preparer H&R Block Inc. said Wednesday that the earlier opening of the IRS' e-filing system helped its results in the fiscal third quarter even as it processed fewer tax returns than it did a year ago. H&R Block said tax returns were down for a number of reasons: consumers were filing their taxes at different times, form delays and errors...

  • This is what to watch before Friday’s jobs report Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 6:41 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Wednesday's economic reports will be mined for clues on whether the U.S. economy is strong enough for the Fed to become less "patient" this month.

  • COLUMN-Prepare to wait for U.S. tax help Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    The problems start with the fact that the IRS has cut nearly 12,000 positions as its budget has fallen by an inflation-adjusted 17 percent since 2010.. In addition, the IRS changed the rules on how repairs to tangible property are treated, requiring accounting changes for businesses, including landlords, that own real estate and equipment.

  • New woes for HealthCare.gov: Wrong tax info sent out Saturday, 21 Feb 2015 | 3:14 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— In a new setback for the health care law and the people it's supposed to help, the government said Friday it made a tax-reporting error that's fouling up the filings of nearly a million Americans. After a successful sign-up season, the latest goof could signal new problems with the complex links between President Barack Obama's health care overhaul...

  • Wave of fake US tax returns filed, experts say Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 1:38 PM ET
    The homepage of Intuit's TurboTax website is displayed on a computer screen in Washington.

    The recent flood of fraudulent tax returns is the work of "a criminal gang, possibly working outside the country," NBC reports.

  • Halftime Report Final Trades Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 2:16 PM ET

    Today's 4 hottest trades from the Fast Money Halftime Report traders.

  • Final Trades Feb. 5, 2015 Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 2:04 PM ET
  • Tax filers, confused over Obamacare, seek pros: CEO Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 11:48 AM ET
    An H&R Block tax associate assists a client with her taxes.

    H&R Block's William Cobb says he's seeing a surge in business as Americans struggle to resolve health-care-related tax issues.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 28- The Obama administration estimates that up to 29 percent of U.S. taxpayers could have to take the law known as Obamacare into account as they complete their 2014 income tax returns, officials said on Wednesday. Treasury expectations for about 150 million income tax filings, which are due to the Internal Revenue Service by an April 15 deadline.

  • Obamacare tax could hit 6M, but lots more avoid Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 4:11 PM ET
    U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell

    Obama administration officials have partnered with large tax preparers and nonprofits to educate people about the tax effects of Obamacare.

  • TurboTax 'messed up,' refunds customers Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 10:43 AM ET
    Customer looks at a copy of TurboTax on sale at Costco in Mountain View, Calif.

    Investors forced to pay 50% more for TurboTax's software are getting an apology and a refund, USA Today reports.

  • How to avoid paying Obamacare taxes Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 12:32 PM ET
    The homepage of Intuit Inc.'s TurboTax website is displayed on a computer monitor in Washington, D.C.

    Millions of people are potentially eligible for exemptions from Obamacare taxes, but many won't apply for those waivers.

  • The Obamacare tax man cometh: Will you be ready? Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 4:21 PM ET
    Federal officials Thursday say they’ll soon be releasing online tools to help people deal with the tax-filing issues related to Obamacare.

    The Obama administration plans on releasing online tools and other resources to help people deal with the tax implications of Obamacare.

  • Cramer Remix: This stock can go a lot higher Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 7:19 PM ET

    "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer actually suggests buying it into the next oil-induced selloff.

  • H&R Block CEO: What Obamacare means to your taxes Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 6:21 PM ET
    A man attempts to do his taxes at an H&R Block office with the help a tax professional.

    Jim Cramer sits down with H&R Block CEO to discuss the impact of the Affordable Care Act on tax returns for millions of Americans this year.

  • INTERVIEW-H&R Block to see Obamacare boost -CEO Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 4:27 PM ET

    Jan 7- H&R Block Inc expects a boost from new U.S. tax forms required under President Barack Obama's healthcare law and from new clients seeking the company's help, Chief Executive Officer Bill Cobb told Reuters on Wednesday. Luria has suggested H&R Block could charge anywhere from $5 to $30 to fill out each of the new forms. Luria estimates about 13.9 million...

  • Obamacare will affect your taxes this year Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 4:16 PM ET
    An H&R Block tax associate assists a client with her taxes.

    Various factors, including a lack of coverage or whether or not a plan is subsidized, can affect an individual's refund total.

  • Stocks recover most of day's losses by the close Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 4:28 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks declined on Tuesday, extending losses into a second session, as oil rebounded from a five-year low.

  • H&R Block slips after missing 2Q forecasts Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 9:28 AM ET
    Tax preparer, left, helps a woman at an H&R Block office in San Francisco.

    H&R Block reported fiscal second-quarter results that fell short of Wall Street expectations, sending its stock lower in after-market trading.