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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-

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2020)3,500(+13%)
Job Openings1
Revenue (FY, 2020)$2.6 B(-14%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)$16.5 (+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at H&R Block

Jeffrey J. Jones II

Jeffrey J. Jones II

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
Richard A. Johnson

Richard A. Johnson

Director
Tom Gerke

Tom Gerke

General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer
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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
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Revenue (Q1, 2021)

601.0m

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

286.0m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

47.6%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

91.3m

Market capitalization (15-Jan-2021)

3.0b

Closing stock price (15-Jan-2021)

16.5

Cash (31-Jul-2020)

2.6b

EV

4.4b
H&R Block's current market capitalization is $3 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, 2021

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Prepaid Expenses

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

Current Assets

1.8b1.7b3.3b1.7b1.7b2.5b1.4b1.7b1.7b1.7b1.2b1.5b2.3b1.5b2.8b2.1b726.7m1.2b608.4m703.5m1.2b833.9m444.6m1.3b1.3b891.0m1.2b946.7m601.4m1.3b3.0b
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, 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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

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)

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)
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

B

89/100

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H&R Block Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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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

    72/100

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H&R Block News and Updates

TurboTax and H&R Block say they have fixed the issues that prevented $600 stimulus checks from being paid out

Summary List PlacementTurboTax and H&R Block said they'd fixed issues that were delaying $600 stimulus payments from the Internal Revenue Service. "We have been working tirelessly with the Treasury and IRS to get stimulus payments to our customers. We know how important these funds are for so …

H&R Block Customers: Unsure Where Your Stimulus Money Is? We’re Here to Help

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, millions of Americans will receive a second stimulus payment as the IRS set January 4 as the official payment date of all direct deposits for stimulus money. The IRS has shared that most people will receive their second stimulus payment as…

Americans Can Get Answers about Second Stimulus with Help and Resources from H&R Block

Payment Calculator and Resource Hubs Inform Individuals, Families, and Small Business Owners Payment Calculator and Resource Hubs Inform Individuals, Families, and Small Business Owners

In a Year of Unexpected Events, H&R Block Could Fill the Financial Gap

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a year like 2020 filled with the unexpected, H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) knows the need for money can arise. Now through January 9, 2021, those who are approved could have access to up to $1,000 with an H&R Block Emerald Advance® line of cre…
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H&R Block Blogs

Filing taxes as an independent contractor

Driving for Uber, delivering meals for DoorDash, or designing websites as a freelancer—there are all kinds of independent contractor jobs available today. With this type of work comes a whole new set of tax responsibilities. If the concept of “independent contractor taxes” is new to you, we encourag…

“Lookback” rule lets you use 2019 income on two credits for 2020 taxes

Taxpayers who claim the Earned Income Credit (EIC) and Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) received some good news recently. A special rule in the Dec. stimulus bill lets you continue to claim these valuable credits–even if your income changed in 2020. EIC 2020 and ACTC 2020 impacts With this new “lo…

What is the self-employed health insurance deduction?

Being self-employed affects your taxes in several ways compared to workers who are considered employees. One big difference is in the deductions you can take. For example, the self-employed health insurance deduction allows independent contractors and other self-employed individuals to deduct the he…

Block Advisors Small Business Certified Tax Pros Help Small Business Owners Navigate the Current Stimulus Bill

Specially trained tax pros can help explain relief options and tax implications KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The stimulus package signed into law in late December includes more relief for struggling small business owners, including a second round of Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loans starting this week. H…

What is virtual tax preparation?

Virtual tax preparation options let you file your taxes with a remote tax professional all from the comfort of your home. At H&R Block, we have two ways you can prepare your taxes virtually letting you leave your entire tax prep to the experts – H&R Block Virtual and H&R Block Expat Tax …

A recovery rebate credit is your way of getting missed stimulus money

Stimulus payments have been a critical lifeline for many Americans during the coronavirus crisis. But what if you didn’t receive the full amount due to life changes such as a new baby or lower income? Rest assured, there’s a way to solve this—in the form of a recovery rebate credit. You might be won…
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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.