H&R Block Inc was organized as a corporation in 1955 under the laws of the State of Missouri. The Company and its subsidiaries provides tax preparation and banking services. Its Tax Services segment provides assisted income tax return preparation, digital tax solutions and other services and products related to income tax return preparation to the general public in the United States and its territories, Canada and Australia. This segment also offers financial services through H&R Block Bank. Through ownership of HRB Bank, it is a savings and loan holding company regulated by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The Company provides tax return preparation and related services and products to the general public in the U.S. and its territories, Canada, and Australia. Major revenue sources include fees earned for tax preparation and related services performed at company-owned retail tax offices, royalties from franchises, sales of tax preparation software, online tax preparation fees and fees for complementary services. HRB Bank also offers traditional banking services including checking and savings accounts, individual retirement accounts and certificates of deposit. In addition to its retail offices, it offers a number of digital do-it-yourself tax preparation alternatives. It also offers online tax services, from tax advice to complete professional and DIY tax return preparation and electronic filing, through its website. Services available at this website allow clients to prepare their federal and state income tax returns using the H&R Block At Home Online Tax Program, access tax tips, advice and tax-related news, and use calculators for tax planning. The Company also develops and markets H&R Block At Home income tax preparation software. H&R Block At Home offers step-by-step tax preparation interview, data imports from money management software, calculations, completion of the appropriate tax forms, error checking and electronic filing. Its software may be purchased online, through third-party retail stores or via direct mail. It develops and offers applications for mobile devices which provide tax and related services to clients, including online tax preparation and tools that complement its tax preparation software. In addition to its tax services, it also offers clients a number of additional services, including refund anticipation checks that include a fee deduction feature, H&R Block Emerald Advance lines of credit, prepaid debit cards, its Peace of Mind) guarantee, credit cards, and, for its Canadian clients, a refund discount program. U.S. federal legislation requires income tax return preparers to, among other things, set forth their signatures and identification numbers, including their Preparer Tax Identification Number, on all tax returns prepared by them and retain all tax returns prepared by them for three years.