Founded in 1955, H&R Block Inc. is one of the leading tax-services providers in the world. Located in Smithfield, N.C., the company provides a series of online-tax services, including tax advice, professional and do-it-yourself tax return preparation and electronic-filing services. It also offers tax-return preparation services in person, through the H&R Block At Home software. Additionally, the company provides several business services through RSM McGladrey, one of the nation s leading tax- and consulting-services providers. H&R Block Inc. offers financial products to support its tax business through the H&R Block Bank.