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H&R Block is a company that provides customers with assisted income tax return preparation, digital do-it-yourself (DIY) tax solutions, and other services and products related to income tax return preparation. The company offers assisted income tax return preparation and related services through a system of retail offices operated directly by the company or by franchisees. It also develops and markets DIY income tax preparation software online, as well as through third-party retail stores and direct mail; and provides DIY tax services, including preparation of federal and state income tax returns, access to tax tips, advice and tax-related news, use of calculators for tax planning, and error checking and electronic filing.

TypePublic
Founded1955
HQKansas City, MO, US
Websitehrblock.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureB-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Apr 2020)3,500(+13%)
Job Openings13,606
Revenue (FY, 2020)$2.6 B(-14%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$24.9(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at H&R Block

Jeffrey J. Jones II

Jeffrey J. Jones II

Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert A. Gerard

Robert A. Gerard

Chairman of the Board
Tony Bowen

Tony Bowen

Chief Financial Officer
Paul J. Brown

Paul J. Brown

Director
Sean Cohan

Sean Cohan

Director
Richard A. Johnson

Richard A. Johnson

Director
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H&R Block Office Locations

H&R Block has offices in Kansas City, Thornleigh, Calgary and Seoul
Kansas City, MO, US (HQ)
One H and R Block Way, Kansas City
Thornleigh, AU
1/265 Pennant Hills Rd
Calgary, CA
2600-700 2 St SW
Seoul, KR
5th floor, 153 Itaewon-ro, Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu
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H&R Block Financials and Metrics

H&R Block Revenue

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H&R Block's revenue was reported to be $2.64 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2021)

244.7m

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2021)

4.5b

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2021)

24.9

Cash (31-Jan-2021)

280.2m

EV

7.0b
H&R Block's current market capitalization is $4.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

1.8b1.7b1.9b1.7b2.2b2.0b896.8m1.0b1.5b1.6b2.7b

Accounts Receivable

518.0m492.3m193.9m206.8m191.6m168.0m153.1m162.8m146.8m139.0m133.2m

Prepaid Expenses

314.7m390.1m198.3m70.3m66.6m65.7m69.0m146.7m80.5m

Current Assets

2.6b2.5b2.5b2.5b3.1b3.0b1.2b1.3b1.9b2.0b3.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q3, 2021

Cash

1.1b959.7m1.5b1.0b572.6m1.2b939.9m1.3b418.4m1.2b790.8m437.4m1.4b627.5m1.3b1.3b360.7m189.5m306.9m232.5m221.2m551.6m181.0m187.4m979.1m600.8m203.2m607.7m245.3m192.3m2.6b280.2m

Accounts Receivable

376.9m416.3m1.4b329.4m128.1m1.0b116.4m124.5m949.2m121.3m131.7m677.2m122.3m107.7m777.5m103.2m94.8m829.8m103.4m104.8m787.9m91.0m77.8m791.6m70.6m61.3m758.2m76.1m74.7m819.9m97.2m563.1m

Prepaid Expenses

230.6m318.3m282.9m331.0m356.7m225.7m345.2m264.7m285.5m260.8m81.0m80.5m101.2m74.9m73.6m85.6m74.8m85.2m149.3m85.3m87.7m134.8m105.1m105.1m120.2m93.5m196.1m

Current Assets

1.8b1.7b3.3b1.7b1.7b2.5b1.4b1.7b1.7b1.7b1.2b1.5b2.3b1.5b2.8b2.1b726.7m1.2b608.4m703.5m1.2b833.9m444.6m1.3b1.3b891.0m1.2b946.7m601.4m1.3b3.0b1.2b
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

479.2m406.1m265.9m433.9m475.2m473.7m374.3m408.9m613.1m422.5m(7.5m)

Depreciation and Amortization

126.9m121.6m103.6m92.4m115.6m159.8m173.6m182.2m183.3m166.7m169.5m

Accounts Payable

(305.0k)(111.7m)(45.1m)(37.0m)34.5m681.0k16.7m(30.5m)32.6m54.8m(124.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

587.5m512.5m362.0m497.1m809.6m626.6m544.6m552.2m850.0m606.5m109.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

(130.7m)(239.7m)(252.5m)(175.1m)(316.8m)(320.2m)(107.4m)(212.7m)(230.4m)(115.2m)(244.7m)(326.4m)(123.7m)(269.9m)(374.4m)(130.6m)(284.1m)(529.8m)(152.7m)(328.9m)(455.4m)(150.2m)(338.2m)(467.9m)91.3m(365.5m)

Depreciation and Amortization

6.9m14.2m21.6m21.0m33.1m50.9m16.3m34.2m54.3m16.8m82.4m127.7m41.3m87.0m132.2m43.6m88.4m136.9m40.4m81.9m126.0m38.6m81.3m125.4m39.5m117.2m

Accounts Payable

(79.9m)(32.2m)(98.8m)(99.4m)(33.6m)(66.7m)(85.8m)(36.6m)(99.7m)(120.9m)(47.5m)(284.6m)(267.3m)(166.2m)(123.0m)(37.6m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(348.3m)(548.0m)(1.5b)(394.5m)(582.6m)(1.4b)(373.1m)(567.0m)(1.3b)(318.7m)(492.4m)(1.1b)(381.6m)(627.6m)(1.2b)(378.2m)(602.7m)(1.4b)(458.0m)(720.4m)(1.4b)(409.1m)(648.5m)(1.4b)(375.6m)(627.7m)(1.3b)(483.8m)(693.3m)(1.5b)(20.5m)(908.7m)
USDFY, 2010

Financial Leverage

3.6 x
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H&R Block Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
WaveJune 12, 2019$405 m

H&R Block Revenue Breakdown

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H&R Block revenue breakdown by business segment: 5.4% from Revenues from Refund Transfers, 7.8% from U.S. Royalties, 61.6% from U.S. Assisted Tax Preparation Fees, 7.2% from International Revenues, 7.7% from U.S. DIY Tax Preparation Fees and 10.3% from Other

H&R Block Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

90/100

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H&R Block Online and Social Media Presence

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H&R Block Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B-

    68/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    70/100

  • Compensation

    D+

    56/100

  • Diversity

    B

    71/100

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H&R Block News and Updates

H&R Block makes meaningful progress towards 1 million volunteer hours, supporting 500,000 small business owners and 500 communities in second corporate responsibility report

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today released its second annual corporate responsibility report demonstrating its commitment to supporting small businesses, increasing diversity and inclusion, and connecting communities across the country. The …

H&R Block to Participate in Barrington Research’s 14th Annual Virtual Fall Investment Conference

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced that members of management will host virtual investor meetings at Barrington Research’s 14th Annual Virtual Fall Investment Conference on Thursday, September 9, 2021. To request a meeting, please co…

H&R Block to Participate in Northcoast Research’s 2021 Industrial & Business Services Conference

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced that members of management will host virtual investor meetings at Northcoast Research’s 2021 Industrial & Business Services Conference on Monday, August 9, 2021. To request a meeting, please con…

H&R Block Reports Strong Fiscal 2021 Results; Increases Dividend

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) (the “Company”) today released its financial results for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2021. The extension of the U.S. federal tax filing deadline from April 15 to May 17 resulted in the tax season concluding bey…

H&R Block Announces New Global Consumer Tax Leadership to Drive Enhanced Client Experiences

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Following the recent restructuring of the company, today H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) announces changes to its Global Consumer Tax leadership team. These leaders will remain focused on driving growth as it creates enhanced tax experiences and flexib…

H&R Block Builds on Momentum to Accelerate its Transformation Strategy, Block Horizons 2025

Company announces changes across the organization; aligns business with three strategic imperatives Company announces changes across the organization; aligns business with three strategic imperatives
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H&R Block Blogs

Gathering spaces create place for authentic connections to grow

Nichole Schumacher, a resident of North Omaha, moved into the neighborhood roughly two years ago and noticed a beloved local Omaha landmark, known as the Viking Ship, covered in ivy. The Viking Ship is a community center which over the years has played host to life celebrations like graduation, birt…

Profiles in Black entrepreneurship: Chef creates opportunity through culinary program

Photos by Kenney Ellison Shanita McAfee-Bryant, has been cooking for her whole life—she grew up watching the early years of the Food Network and the original Iron Chef, when it was still subtitled from Japanese. “I can track [my time cooking] with my oldest son’s age,” says McAfee-Bryant. “Every yea…

Understanding the penalty for underpayment of estimated tax

U.S. tax operates as a pay-as-you-go system. Many employees pay taxes through paycheck withholding. But if withholding doesn’t apply to you or it won’t cover all your tax obligations, you may need to pay estimated taxes quarterly. But what happens if you fail to pay proper estimated taxes, or not at…

Profiles in Black entrepreneurship: Bringing healthy food to the community

Photos by Kenney Ellison For Chris Goode, owner of Ruby Jean’s Juicery in Kansas City, he credits his drive to be an entrepreneur to his father. While his mother’s side of the family held traditional 9-5 jobs, Goode says his father has always been a serial entrepreneur opening a series of businesses…

Making strides toward 2025

To all our clients, partners, and stakeholders, we are excited to share our second Corporate Responsibility report that details the progress we made in supporting our people, communities, and small businesses last year. We recognize the importance of our environmental performance, social responsibil…

Making a difference in people’s lives: Henry Bloch Client Service award winners

Thirty-three tax pros recognized with annual award Every year, H&R Block recognizes top tax pros that live out the company’s purpose – to provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere. This year’s Henry Bloch Customer Service award honorees are no exception, as th…
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H&R Block Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was H&R Block founded?

    H&R Block was founded in 1955.

  • Who are H&R Block key executives?

    H&R Block's key executives are Jeffrey J. Jones II, Robert A. Gerard and Tony Bowen.

  • How many employees does H&R Block have?

    H&R Block has 3,500 employees.

  • What is H&R Block revenue?

    Latest H&R Block annual revenue is $2.6 b.

  • What is H&R Block revenue per employee?

    Latest H&R Block revenue per employee is $754.2 k.

  • Who are H&R Block competitors?

    Competitors of H&R Block include Xero, Blucora and Avalara.

  • Where is H&R Block headquarters?

    H&R Block headquarters is located at One H and R Block Way, Kansas City, Kansas City.

  • Where are H&R Block offices?

    H&R Block has offices in Kansas City, Thornleigh, Calgary and Seoul.

  • How many offices does H&R Block have?

    H&R Block has 4 offices.