H & R Block Inc


  • NY pushes H&R Block political spending disclosure Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | 4:41 PM ET

    ALBANY, N.Y.— The New York comptroller says most voting shareholders backed his proposal that H&R Block disclose spending on political activities including candidates, parties, ballot measures and lobbying. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is trustee of the $181 billion state pension fund that has about $24 million in H&R Block shares. The spokesman says H&R...

  • Health law waivers: Too complicated to claim? Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 2:37 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Millions of Americans may qualify for waivers from the most unpopular part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. But getting that exemption could be an ordeal. Some people will apply directly to the Internal Revenue Service when they file their 2014 tax returns next year.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St flat as discretionary names weigh Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    The group was pressured by H&R Block Inc, which lost 6.3 percent to $29.67 a day after the company said its deal to sell its bank to BofI Federal Bank would not be approved by regulators before next year's tax season. Among other names in the group, Nike Inc fell 1.6 percent to $88.87 while Priceline Group was off 1.5 percent at $1,124.49. "The recovery is alive and well,...

  • Futures rise on hopes of Ukraine 'cease-fire' Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 8:36 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures and European indexes traded higher on Wednesday amid the possibility of a "cease-fire" between Russia and Ukraine.

  • These 20 must-'buy' stocks deliver big bucks Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    The stocks analysts loved going into the year — their must-buys if you will — have delivered big time. USA Today reports.

  • Tax refunds may get hit due to health law credits Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 7:59 PM ET

    If your income for 2014 is higher than you estimated, complex connections between the health law and taxes can reduce or eliminate your tax refund next year.

  • Researchers hack Gmail app with 92% success rate Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 4:27 PM ET

    Three computer engineers say in a paper they can hack Gmail apps with a 92 percent success rate.

  • Apple’s got company: 14 more stocks at record highs Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    Apple touched a fresh high Wednesday along with a handful of other companies:

  • The AICPA said it brought its federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, seeking to block the IRS from moving ahead with its program. "The IRS should withdraw the new rule, consult with stakeholders, and use the tools and data already at its disposal to monitor unethical tax return preparers," Melancon said.

  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled in February that the IRS did not have the authority on its own to impose rules on up to 700,000 preparers who are not already licensed as attorneys, accountants or "enrolled agents." The IRS had to mothball its mandatory program and ask Congress for authority to reinstate it.

  • How Obamacare could hurt you at tax time Saturday, 14 Jun 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    Some Americans who've enrolled in an Obamacare exchange plan with a government subsidy could find themselves on the hook to Uncle Sam next spring.

  • Ignore the calendar, it’s tax time: Cramer Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 6:38 PM ET

    Jim Cramer says this is a good time to talk taxes. Yes he knows it's June.

  • Midday movers: General Electric, Eli Lilly & More Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 1:02 PM ET
    NYSE EuroNext flag hangs outside the NYSE.

    Some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street dips, but tech helps Nasdaq Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 12:55 PM ET

    *Micron, Amazon rise after analysts' comments. *World Bank cuts global 2014 outlook. Investors expressed caution after the surprising primary election defeat of Eric Cantor, the No. 2 Republican in the House of Representatives, by an upstart candidate from the Tea Party movement.

  • *World Bank cuts global 2014 outlook. In a cautious note, the World Bank late Tuesday cut its global economic growth forecast for 2014 to 2.8 percent from 3.2 percent due to the impact of the Ukraine crisis and a harsh U.S. winter.

  • S&P 500 aims at 2,000 as stocks keep on climbing Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 6:31 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks could continue their quiet march into record territory with few catalysts to force a change in direction before the Fed meets next week.

  • Squawking Quirky foot fetish & wealth inequality Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.

  • Your first trade for Wednesday Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 1:36 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • 3 firms unleashing big value: Cramer Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:29 PM ET

    Jim Cramer says 3 companies are actively unlocking serious value right now.

  • After-hours buzz: Zynga, H&R Block, Gap & More Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 4:59 PM ET
    Zynga headquarters in San Francisco

    A change in the executive suite at Zynga is among the headlines after the bell Thursday.