H&R Block To Offer Free Second Look® Weekend, Finding Missed Credits, Deductions.

H&R Block is offering a free chance from April 3rd-5th to have current or previous years’ tax returns reviewed. $30 million found this year in additional savings for taxpayers.
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March 22, 2009 - PRLog -- Taxpayers who overlook credits and deductions on their tax returns could be costing themselves more of their hard-earned money. And H&R Block  is offering a free chance from April 3rd-5th to have current or previous years’ tax returns reviewed. In this volatile economic climate, taxpayers cannot afford to claim less than they’re entitled to maximize their refund or lower their liability.

H&R Block tax professionals have found more than $30 million* for their clients through the Second Look® review service. Simply bring in a current year or 2005-2007 tax returns prepared by someone else to receive the free Second Look review ($29 value) between March 27-29. The offer includes a professional review of a tax return, advice on what to do if variances are found and the H&R Block Guarantee as well as audit assistance.

In the past, H&R Block found errors in four out of five tax returns prepared by other people as part of the Second Look review service. Nearly half of those who re-filed with H&R Block received a bigger refund.**

Taxpayers who did not use H&R Block, paid someone else to prepare their returns, used tax software or free online tax programs are eligible for the Second Look review. Taxpayers can amend a return for up to three years. If a taxpayer is owed a refund, the deadline to amend their 2005 tax return is April 15, 2009.

Use the H&R Block Tax Professional Finder at www.hrblock.com to locate a preparer whose expertise and training match your needs. Or make an appointment at your local H&R Block office by calling 800-HR-BLOCK. Appointment times for the weekend of March 27-29th are filling up quickly.    

* Figure reflects clients who had a positive savings and re-filed with H&R Block from Jan. 1, 2009 to March 11, 2009.

**Error rates and average savings claims are for calendar year 2007. Individual results may vary. Additional fees apply if H&R Block corrects or amends a return. At participating offices.

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H&R Block Inc.  is the world’s preeminent tax services provider, having served more than 400 million clients since 1955 and generating annual revenues of $4.1 billion in fiscal year 2008. H&R Block provides income tax return preparation and related services and products via a nationwide network of approximately 13,000 company-owned and franchised offices and through TaxCut® online and software solutions. The company also provides business services through RSM McGladrey. For more information visit our Online Press Center at www.hrblock.com.
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