Confused by your tax return?


TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - H&R Block Canada, a leader in tax preparation, will be opening its Tax Training School (TTS) program across the country to teach thousands of taxpayers about their tax returns. The 11-week program covers all the basics from how the tax system works to credits and deductions to how to prepare a simple tax return.

"Our introductory course attracts people from all areas of life - from retirees to stay-at-home moms to students," says Caroline Battista, senior tax analyst, H&R Block Canada. "We are the only company that opens its first-year class to anyone who has an interest in learning more about their tax return no matter how they prepare it. It is a great way to stay current with the latest tax laws and changes."

The Tax Training School program consists of 39 hours of tax theory training followed by 30 hours of hands-on software training. Upon successful completion, graduates can decide to apply for a position as a tax professional with the company.

In the past 20 years, H&R Block has trained more than one million North Americans of all descriptions. Registration is now open for classes beginning in the fall, and will remain open through the first week of the course. More information is available at your local H&R Block office or through the online class finder.

About H&R Block Canada
In 2014, H&R Block Canada celebrates 50 years of preparing tax returns in Canada as the leading tax preparation firm in the country. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, the company serves Canadian taxpayers in more than 1,100 offices across the country. H&R Block Canada Inc. is a subsidiary of H&R Block, Inc., a diversified company with subsidiaries providing a wide range of financial products and services. Additional information about H&R Block Canada is available at 1-800-HRBLOCK or visit for more tax tips.

SOURCE: H&R Block Canada Inc.

For further information:

Tina Quelch
Calador Communications
(416) 925-6034 ext. 22

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