H&R Block 8-K 2005
|H&R BLOCK, INC.|
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)|
|4400 Main Street, Kansas City, MO||64111|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
|(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)|
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)|
On March 16, 2005, the Board of Directors of H&R Block, Inc. (the "Company") approved certain changes to the
Company's cash compensation program for non-employee members of the Board of Directors. Specifically, the Board
of Directors approved the following changes:
|||The annual retainer for each non-employee director was increased from $40,000 to $50,000. This increase is effective beginning with the annual quarterly installment payable on June 1, 2005.|
|||The Audit Committee Chair annual retainer was increased from $5,000 to $7,500. This increase is effective beginning with the annual quarterly installment payable on June 1, 2005.|
A summary describing the elements of non-employee director cash compensation is filed as Exhibit 10.1 attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference.
|10.1||Summary of Non-Employee Director Cash Compensation.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|H&R BLOCK, INC.
BY: /S/ Bret G. Wilson
Bret G. Wilson
Vice President and Secretary
Date: March 18, 2005
Exhibit 10.1 Summary of Non-Employee Director Cash Compensation.