H&R Block reached out to Bronx Latino to help spread the word on this opportunity. Courses in English and Spanish will be offered at three locations (2477 Grand Concourse, 349 East 149th St. and 1630 Westchester Avenue) in the Bronx. Good luck.
Here's a press release from H&R Block:
The nation’s unemployment rate is more than 9 percent.* Job fairs have lines out the door. And, an economic turnaround isn’t projected until 2010. Those looking for work face staggering challenges. But H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) has good news for job-seekers: The company is preparing to hire nearly 15,000 tax professionals nationwide.
Interested candidates must complete H&R Block’s Income Tax Course, which is now open for enrollment. Upon passing the 69-hour** class, qualified English-speaking or bilingual candidates will be eligible to apply for a tax preparation position in one of the company’s retail offices nationwide.
“In a tight job market, this course is a good opportunity to learn fresh skills that could lead to a new career,” said Marcia Aviles, H&R Block instructor in the New York City area. “For the thousands affected by layoffs, H&R Block’s Income Tax Course could be an avenue for pursuing a job with the country’s tax preparation leader.”
Multiple class locations are offered and courses are held at different times throughout the day. Classes start Aug. 29 and generally meet two or three times a week for three hours.
The course covers common tax topics seen in the field by preparers, including:
· Credits, deductions and charitable contributions
· Stock sales, and income
· Mortgage interest
· Home offices, self-employed income and wages
Once hired, H&R Block tax professionals will participate in ongoing training to stay apprised of the latest tax law changes.
To enroll in H&R Block’s Income Tax Course in New York City call .
**State requirements may vary.
H&R Block is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This course is not intended for, nor open to, any persons who are currently employed by or seeking employment with any company or organization other than H&R Block.