The U.S. health secretary’s solicitation of money from companies to promote the Affordable Care Act ended after two phone calls, to H&R Block Inc. and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, according to her spokesman.
As many as 100 million U.S. households, or two-thirds of the total, may not be able to file their tax returns until at least late March 2013 if Congress doesn’t reach an end-of-year budget agreement, according to the Internal Revenue Service.
A unit of Bank of America Corp.’s Merrill Lynch was sued by a trust seeking more than $309 million in damages for alleged breaches of representations and warranties related to the sale of more than 5,000 mortgages.
H&R Block Inc.’s decision to abandon its acquisition of the maker of TaxAct products is a victory for the U.S. Justice Department as it prepares for a trial to stop AT&T Inc.’s purchase of T-Mobile USA Inc.
A group of mortgage-bond holders is organizing to force repurchases of soured loans by H&R Block Inc. ’s Option One Mortgage Corp. unit, according to a Dallas lawyer who is helping coordinate the effort.
A lawyer representing mortgage- securities investors said they will send letters to a servicer and four bond trustees asking them to seek repurchases of loans made by H&R Block Inc.’s Option One Mortgage Corp.
Roman Abramovich told a London court in a $6.8 billion-dollar fight with Boris Berezovsky that he didn’t seek an extravagant lifestyle with houses in France and the U.K. before he bought the Chelsea Football Club in 2003.