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Justice Department Enters Consent Decree with H&R Block Requiring Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Apps Under the ADA

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—March 6, 2014. Acting Assistant Attorney General Jocelyn Samuels of the Civil Rights Division and U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz of the District of Massachusetts announced today that they have entered into a consent decree with HRB Digital LLC and HRB Tax Group Inc., subsidiaries of H&R Block Inc., to remedy alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  The decree resolves the department’s allegations that individuals with disabilities are denied full and equal enjoyment of largely tax-preparation focused goods and services that are provided through H&R . . .

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