National Federation of the Blind and H&R Block Announce Agreement Assuring Accessibility

NFB and H&R Block Announce Agreement Assuring AccessibilityH&R Block will make online tax prep and mobile apps accessible

The National Federation of the Blind and H&R Block, which prepares approximately one in seven tax returns in America, announced that they have reached an agreement to make H&R Block’s website, online tax preparation products, and mobile applications fully accessible to blind taxpayers.  The agreement also contains measures to ensure that accessibility is maintained and that blind users and others with disabilities can provide feedback and receive assistance with accessibility issues.

Dan Goldstein and Greg Care, with Christine Netski of the Boston firm Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C., represented The National Federation of the Blind and the individual plaintiffs.

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