H&R Block Reviews

Updated 10 Jul 2020

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3.6
68%
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H&R Block President and CEO Jeffrey J. Jones II
Jeffrey J. Jones II
339 Ratings
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  • "I wish tax season was year round because I love my job(in 286 reviews)

  • "The tax pros are horrible to each other(in 128 reviews)

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  1. "Sad to leave"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Penrith

    I worked at H&R Block full-time

    Pros

    Lots of challenges Good hours Friendly Staff

    Cons

    Minimum pay Too far to travel

  2. "Good working environment"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Tax Accountant 

    I worked at H&R Block part-time

    Pros

    Manager was very helpful and friendly

    Cons

    Clients prefer a manager to do their tax returns not anyone new

  3. "Great Experience"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Tax Consultant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at H&R Block part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Encouraging, Helpful and Friendly Manager and Team.

    Cons

    Job opportunity only for 4 months of tax Season.

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  4. "Good"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Accountant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at H&R Block full-time

    Pros

    Variety of work available to better performing professionals

    Cons

    Long days in the busy season

  5. "review"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Agent 

    I worked at H&R Block part-time

    Pros

    good good good good good

    Cons

    work life balance isnt great

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Tax Consultant"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Recommends

    I worked at H&R Block full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great place to learn and progress

    Cons

    Low Salary for beginners and no overtime allowance

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  7. "Lack of professional integrity and ethics"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Tax Consultant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at H&R Block part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Commendable training with solid materials and contents as far as technical aspects of taxation is concerned.

    Cons

    Culture of "Maximum refund with maximum confidence" is misleading and deceptive to the extent that many so-called tax consultants (in fact marketing guys not tax professionals in mindset) are bending rules beyond tax legislations to please clients.

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    "Busy working expeirence"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Tax Consultant in Leichardt
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at H&R Block part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible timetable. Good beginning for overseas student

    Cons

    Very busy as they only hire you for 4 month during the tax season and only schedule you for the busiest time

  9. "Not a supportive environment"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Tax Consultant in Adelaide
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at H&R Block part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Work on call, so flexible as to time

    Cons

    No strategy to retain employees, some offices are too small but take up so many casual employees, Some end up dont have a shift for a few weeks

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Accountant"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in North Shore, New South Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at H&R Block full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flat Structure Challenging Client Base Great Partner mentoring

    Cons

    Commuting in peak hour traffic

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