H&R Block 8-K 2006
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): November 29, 2006
H&R BLOCK, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
One H&R Block Way, Kansas City, MO 64105
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On November 30, 2006, H&R Block, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release regarding the Companys results of operations for the fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2006. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
(e) On November 29, 2006, the Companys Board of Directors approved a retention award for Robert E. Dubrish, President and Chief Executive Officer of Option One Mortgage Corporation (OOMC), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Dubrish will receive the retention award if he remains employed by OOMC through the date of a potential separation of OOMC from the Company (the Separation Date). Pursuant to the retention award (i) restrictions on restricted shares of the Companys common stock currently held by Mr. Dubrish would lapse and become fully vested as of the Separation Date and (ii) Mr. Dubrish would receive a cash payment of approximately $420,000.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.