Justice Department Seeks to Intervene in Lawsuit Alleging H&R Block's Tax Preparation Website is Inaccessible to Individuals with Disabilities
Nov 25 13
The Civil Rights Division and U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz announced that they have moved to intervene in National Federation of the Blind et al v. HRB Digital LLC et al, a private lawsuit alleging disability discrimination by HRB Digital LLC and HRB Tax Group Inc., subsidiaries of H&R Block Inc. In
the memorandum and proffered complaint filed by the United States in support of its motion to intervene, the United States alleges that the H&R Block companies discriminate against individuals with disabilities and that their website is being operated in violation of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), notwithstanding well-established and readily available guidelines for delivering web content in an accessible manner. The motion, attached complaint in intervention and supporting memorandum were filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts' Boston Division.
H&R Block, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend Payable on January 2, 2014
Nov 12 13
H&R Block, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 20 cents per share, payable on January 2, 2014, to shareholders of record as of December 9, 2013.
H&R Block, Inc. Announces Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation
Sep 16 13
H&R Block, Inc. announced that at the AGM held on September 12, 2013, the shareholders approved amendments to the Company's Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation to provide for exculpation of directors.
H&R Block, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended July 31, 2013
Sep 3 13
H&R Block, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended July 31, 2013. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of $127,195,000 against $96,489,000 a year ago. Operating loss was $179,555,000 against $172,413,000 a year ago. Loss from continuing operations before taxes was $184,494,000 against $169,269,000 a year ago. Net loss from continuing operations was $113,270,000 or $0.42 per basic and diluted share against $105,650,000 or $0.38 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net loss was $115,187,000 or $0.42 per basic and diluted share against $107,441,000 or $0.39 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was $318,742,000 against $373,140,000 a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment, net were $34,386,000 against $13,273,000 a year ago. LBITDA from continuing operations was $147,174,000 against $126,641,000 a year ago. Adjusted LBITDA from continuing operations was $138,672,000 against $129,214,000 a year ago. Pretax loss from continuing operations - as adjusted was $175,992,000 against $171,842,000 a year ago. Net loss from continuing operations - as adjusted was $107,901,000 or $0.40 per share against $104,514,000 or $0.38 per share a year ago. Pretax loss - as adjusted was $142,916,000 against $143,478,000 a year ago.