Lucky H&R Block Client in Washington Wins $100,000 Grand Prize

Taxpayers nationwide won more than $300,000 in daily cash prizes as part of Refund Giveaway

FOR RELEASE MAY 22, 2012

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Who doesn’t like a big income tax refund? This tax season, doing taxes was even more rewarding for one taxpayer in Oak Harbor, Wash., who entered and won the $100,000 grand prize in H&R Block’s Refund Giveaway.

An H&R Block At HomeTM online client was the lucky one of more than 1 million who entered the sweepstakes. The big reveal was chronicled through H&R Block’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.

The winner was one of a record number of taxpayers, more than 7 million, who chose to file their tax returns with H&R Block At Home software, online and mobile products this tax season.

In addition to the $100,000 grand prize, daily cash prizes also were awarded in the amounts of $50, $100 and $500 every hour, every day of tax season. More than 2,000 clients won a daily cash prize between Jan. 17 and April 17. For details about the sweepstakes, visit www.hrbathomegiveaway.com/shared.

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