H&R Block is a company that provides services in tax preparations. Additionally, they provide banking, payroll, personal finance, and business consulting services. Founded after WWII, brothers Henry and Richard Bloch focused their company on bookkeeping and income tax services in Kansas City. The company expanded to New York City and eventually became franchised and offered more financial services. Block began filing taxes electronically to the IRS as early as the mid-1980’s, and became a full service securities broker dealer by the 1990’s. Products and Services include Tax Software Products, Online Tax Preparation, Mobile Apps, Block Live, Refund Anticipation Checks, Emerald Advance Lines of Credit, H&R Block Prepaid Emerald MasterCard, Peace of Mind Guarantee, Tax Return Preparation Courses, Various Business & Professional Services, and more.