Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
HRB Tax Group Inc., H&R Block Tax Services LLC and HRB Advance LLC
Penalty: 
$25,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
January 31, 2011
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Americans with Disabilities Act
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department announced a comprehensive settlement agreement under the Americans with Disabilities Act with HRB Tax Group Inc., H&R Block Tax Services LLC and HRB Advance LLC to ensure effective communication with individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing in the provision of income tax preparation services and courses at more than 11,000 owned and franchised offices nationwide.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Rights Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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Parent company note: 
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