H & R Block

About H & R Block

H&R Block is one of the world's largest tax services providers. H&R Block has prepared more than 550 million tax returns worldwide since 1955 and they have more than 100,000 trained tax professionals . The company was founded in 1955 by Brothers Henry W. Bloch and Richard A. Bloch who then grew the business to become a brand and franchising icon.

As well as providing in-person tax return preparation services, H&R Block also provides At Home online services and through desktop software products, and through other channels, the company also offers financial products to support its tax business through the H&R Block Bank. The bank offers traditional and alternative banking solutions to H&R Block tax clients and associates and serves customers online, via phone and at a branch location at H&R Block world headquarters in Kansas City, Montana.

When you become an H&R Block franchisee, you have more than 55 years of experience standing behind you. In addition to pioneering the tax services industry, H&R Block was also one of the first companies in the nation to implement the concept of franchising. In other words, no one knows the tax industry like H&R Block, and no competitor can offer a better franchise opportunity. So you can rest assured that our long history with the franchise business model will work to your advantage. We'll supply the tools you need to help you effectively beat the competition and to help you ensure your franchise's success.


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Tax Services Franchise Opportunities

Below is a quick comparison of H & R Block against other Tax Services franchises and business opportunities. For an in depth comparison of H & R Block with another opportunity including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options click on the name of the company to view the detailed comparison.

Franchise Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
1040TaxBiz N/A $249-$2,899
American Tax and Financial Group $15,000 10% $33,600-$43,000
ATAX $10,000-$25,000 10% 5% $17,450-$76,699
Colbert/Ball Tax Service $15,000 15% $30,000-$50,000
Daniel Ahart Tax Service $12,500 12% $26,300-$44,600
Eagle Tax Service $50,000 14% 4% $81,000-$217,000
Econotax $10,000 12% $15,400-$33,000
Federal Direct Tax Services N/A $299-$2,499
Fiducial $25,000 7% $30,200-$83,800
Fiesta Insurance $10,000 15%-25% Up to $1.2K/mo. $67,052-$120,599
Giant Franchise Corporation, The $10,000 15% or $300 /month $18,500-$61,375
Graitco $35,000 8% $84,100-$104,500
Happy Tax $20,000-$25,000 10%-20% 2% $30,400-$66,500
Instant Tax Service $39,000 20% $39,000-$89,000
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service $15,000-$25,000 15% - 5% 6% $45,130-$110,255
Ledgers Canada $20,000 $10,000
Liberty Tax Service $40,000 14% 5% $58,700-$71,900
Listo Tax Solutions $30,000 11.5% $55,200-$92,200
National Tax Centers of America $10,000 15% $15,400-$33,000
Padgett Business Services $15,000-$56,000 9%+ $20,200-$99,975
Paramount Tax & Accounting $49,500 8% 2% $87,851-$142,000
Roni Deutch Tax Center $29,000 $30,633-$119,950
Sareen & Associates $20,000 15% $758,000
SiempreTax+ $25,000-$40,000 Varies 5% $43,700-$71,900
Smart Tax $20,000 15-20% 3% Nat'l $1500Local $36,650-$93,600
Succentrix Business Advisors $21,500 7% 1% $37,600-$49,300
Tax Centers of America $15,500 Varies $28,900
Tax Planning Centre $15,000 $25,000
Tax Refund Store, The $25,000 12% $42,000-$50,000
TaxAssist Accountants $49,950 $200,000-And Up
Toro Taxes $25,000 $37,835-$64,150
Trans Canada Tax Service $4,000 10% 2% $23,000-$28,000
Umbrella Financial Services N/A $199
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Franchise
Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
1040TaxBiz
N/A $249-$2,899
American Tax and Financial Group
$15,000 10% $33,600-$43,000
ATAX
$10,000-$25,000 10% 5% $17,450-$76,699
Colbert/Ball Tax Service
$15,000 15% $30,000-$50,000
Daniel Ahart Tax Service
$12,500 12% $26,300-$44,600
Eagle Tax Service
$50,000 14% 4% $81,000-$217,000
Econotax
$10,000 12% $15,400-$33,000
Federal Direct Tax Services
N/A $299-$2,499
Fiducial
$25,000 7% $30,200-$83,800
Fiesta Insurance
$10,000 15%-25% Up to $1.2K/mo. $67,052-$120,599
Franchise
Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Giant Franchise Corporation, The
$10,000 15% or $300 /month $18,500-$61,375
Graitco
$35,000 8% $84,100-$104,500
Happy Tax
$20,000-$25,000 10%-20% 2% $30,400-$66,500
Instant Tax Service
$39,000 20% $39,000-$89,000
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service
$15,000-$25,000 15% - 5% 6% $45,130-$110,255
Ledgers Canada
$20,000 $10,000
Liberty Tax Service
$40,000 14% 5% $58,700-$71,900
Listo Tax Solutions
$30,000 11.5% $55,200-$92,200
National Tax Centers of America
$10,000 15% $15,400-$33,000
Padgett Business Services
$15,000-$56,000 9%+ $20,200-$99,975
Franchise
Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Paramount Tax & Accounting
$49,500 8% 2% $87,851-$142,000
Roni Deutch Tax Center
$29,000 $30,633-$119,950
Sareen & Associates
$20,000 15% $758,000
SiempreTax+
$25,000-$40,000 Varies 5% $43,700-$71,900
Smart Tax
$20,000 15-20% 3% Nat'l $1500Local $36,650-$93,600
Succentrix Business Advisors
$21,500 7% 1% $37,600-$49,300
Tax Centers of America
$15,500 Varies $28,900
Tax Planning Centre
$15,000 $25,000
Tax Refund Store, The
$25,000 12% $42,000-$50,000
TaxAssist Accountants
$49,950 $200,000-And Up
Franchise
Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Toro Taxes
$25,000 $37,835-$64,150
Trans Canada Tax Service
$4,000 10% 2% $23,000-$28,000
Umbrella Financial Services
N/A $199