H&R Block
#286 Franchise 500| Tax preparation, electronic filing

About
Founded

1955

Franchising Since

1956 (62 Years)

Corporate Address

One H&R Block Wy.
Kansas City, MO 64105

CEO

Tom Gerke

Ticker Symbol

HRB

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$31,557 - $149,398

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$2,500 - $2,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

30%

Financing Options

H&R Block offers in-house financing to cover the following: equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

Up to 300 hours

Classroom Training:

36 hours

Additional Training:

Regional training, year-round; ongoing online training

H&R Block is ranked #286 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Since brothers Henry and Richard Bloch founded H & R Block in 1955, the company has prepared more than 600 million tax returns. Franchising began in 1956, and the company went public in 1962. In addition to providing tax return preparation services in-person, the company offers online and desktop software products and an array of other financial services.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $31,557 High - $149,398
Units
-1.3%-140 UNITS (1 Year) -3.0%-329 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: September 27th, 2017
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