tax preparation software

More Than 600,000 Tax Returns Delayed Due to Filing Errors

The IRS said 10%, or more than 600,000, of the 6.6 million returns claiming education credits it has received so far this tax season were improperly filed by tax software providers. As a result, those refunds could be delayed for as long as six weeks.

Buy Intuit, Sell H&R Block

H&R block is at it again, dumping accounting consultancy RSM McGladrey in a continuing pattern of erratic acquisitions and sales. True, the tax preparer is well-positioned in software and online filing, and currently offers good value. But if you want growth, you'd do better to buy its more nimble competitor, Intuit.

H&R Block Buys Maker of TaxACT Tax Software

H&R Block has been a laggard in its online efforts, while competitor Intuit's TurboTax keeps gaining market share. To start remedying the situation, H&R Block this week agreed to pay $287.5 million for 2SS Holdings, which develops the desktop and online tax prep software TaxACT.

H&R Block Shares Tumble on CEO's Departure

Shares of tax preparer H&R Block fell 8% on Thursday as the company changed leadership on when Russ Smyth left his post as president and CEO to head a private company in Chicago and Alan Bennett was elected to replace him by the board of directors.

H&R Block tax coupon for 30% off

This is the biggest discount on tax software that I've seen this tax season. You can get 30% off tax software at H&R Block with a coupon code...