TurboTax maker, H&R Block sued for allegedly cheating taxpayers of free service

TurboTax maker, H&R Block sued by LA City Attorney for allegedly cheating taxpayers of free service.
1:50 | 05/07/19

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Transcript for TurboTax maker, H&R Block sued for allegedly cheating taxpayers of free service
We filed lawsuits against. H and Iowa. And against into it again maker of through tax. And here's what we English. In short we allege they have in this list. Purposely misled. Low income taxpayers. In just standing there are harder and many needless for services are entitled to get for free. From Pillsbury company's. Were alleging that these companies have intentionally. Taken advantage of low income tax payers they pledged to help. We want three things. We want to permanently stop the practices we've allegedly. Are complaining. We want to get restitution. To those tax payers from California. Who. That money needlessly. And we want to see limited penalties. Penalties bulls because we want to hold these companies accountable for this. And penalties the is we want to each herbal them and others from engaging in similar behavior in the future. We were alerted to these allegations. Through a series or oppose articles in pro. Which has done a very expensive job in the last several weeks of reporting allegations. That our along excellence. And my office two confirm these days we. That there aren't that meaningful issues that deserve to be pursued through litigation and again these allegations prove anything yet. Allegations. If approved would displayed very serious misconduct which should surprise you among other things penalties that vision.

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