H&R Block Hit With Suit Over Tax Refund Delays

Law360, New York (May 1, 2013, 10:19 PM EDT) -- H&R Block Inc. was slapped with a proposed class action in California federal court Wednesday by users of the tax preparation service claiming that errors in the firm’s software led to errors in certain 2012 tax return forms and consequent delays of longer than a month in obtaining tax refunds.

In a complaint, plaintiffs including Maighan O. Perry Dreyling, who had had the federal income tax return forms for 2012 prepared by H&R Block, accused the service of failing to answer certain questions on an education...
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