tax preparers

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 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.

Tax refund scams on the rise

As Tax Day creeps closer, tax refund scams are on the rise. A number of fake tax refund schemes have been made public in recent days, as the Justice...

IRS warns of 'Dirty Dozen' tax scams

Don't say they didn't warn you. The IRS just issued its annual "Dirty Dozen" Tax Scams report, a list of frequently-used frauds that cheat honest...