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TWITTER CHAT: LAST MINUTE FILING TIPS WITH H&R BLOCK #PAYBACKSEASON

posted by The Prep Guy April 18, 2017 0 comments

Hey Prepsters,

This Thursday, April 20th from 12:30 – 1:30 PM Eastern Time, I will be hosting an amazing & informative twitter chat with H&R Block Canada, focusing on last minute filing tips.

Be sure to tweet using the hashtag #PaybackSeason and to tag us @HRBlockCanada and @ThePrepGuy in your tweets so that we can all twitter party together.

We will be giving away some amazing prizes as well during the chat, including

5 x $100 H&R Block Advantage Visa® Cards

1 x $250 H&R Block Advantage Visa® Card

Please take a look at the rules and regulations for the #PaybackSeason twitter chat rules, which will outline all the rules for participating in the chat and further details on the prizes.


#PaybackSeason Twitter Chat Rules

April 20, 2017

OFFICIAL RULES

No Purchase Necessary to enter or win. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. THIS CONTEST IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH TWITTER (“Twitter”). A Twitter ACCOUNT AND INTERNET ACCESS ARE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.

BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, YOU (“ENTRANT” OR “YOU”) MUST AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES:

SPONSOR: The sponsor of this Contest is H&R Block Canada Inc. (hereafter referred to as the “Contest Sponsor”).

ELIGIBILITY: To enter the Contest you must be a resident of Canada (excluding Quebec) who has reached the age of majority in his/her province or territory of residence at the time of registration and/or entry. Employees, officers and directors (and immediate family members and members of the same household of such persons, including common law spouses) of H&R Block Canada Inc., and their respective affiliates, agents, franchisees, advertising or promotional agencies, suppliers of prizes and the independent contest organization (“Released Parties”) are not eligible to enter the Contest. The Contest Sponsors shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification. All personal and other information requested by and supplied to the Contest Sponsor for the purpose of the Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any entrant, should such an entrant at any stage supply untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.

CONTEST PERIODS: The Contest commences at 12:30pm ET on April 20, 2017 and will end at 1:30pm ET on April 20, 2017 (the “Contest Period”). All entries must be received by 1:29pm ET on February 22, 2017 (the “Contest Closing Date”).

HOW TO ENTER: No purchase necessary. Follow the @HRBlockCanada Twitter handle, and tweet during the Contest Period outlined above. Eligible tweets (“Submissions”) must also include the hashtag #PaybackSeason. Each Submission that meets these requirements constitutes a contest entry.
ENTRY CONTENT RESTRICTIONS (collectively, the “Guidelines and Restrictions”).

Tweet Content Restrictions:

The Tweet Submission must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;

The Tweet Submission must not disparage the Contest Sponsor, Administrator or any other person or party affiliated with the Contest;

The Tweet Submission must not contain brand names, tradenames, trademarks or any other third party identifying marks, other than those owned by the Contest Sponsor, which entrant has a limited license to use to incorporate in his/her Submission in this Contest;

The Tweet Submission must not contain images or artwork not created by entrant or the Contest Sponsor;

The Tweet Submission must not refer to third parties without their express permission;

The Tweet Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous or libelous, or in the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsor not in good taste;

The Tweet Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and the Tweet Submission must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any province where Submission is created.

Entry into the Contest constitutes an entrant’s consent to give the Sponsors a royalty free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. Without limiting the foregoing, entrants waive all moral rights and assign all copyright in their Submission, and covenant, represent and warrant that the contest entrant has the right to refer to any third party referred to in the Submissions.

PRIZES:

5 x $100 H&R Block Advantage Visa® Cards

1 x $250 H&R Block Advantage Visa® Card

Prize must be accepted as awarded, is not transferable or convertible to cash. The sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize or prize component for one of equal or greater value for any reason.

CONTEST DRAWS: A random draw for the Prizes outlined above will be conducted in Toronto, Ontario on or about April 20, 2017 from amongst all eligible online entries received. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received. In order to win, the selected entrants will be required to correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by e-mail. Selected entrants may also be asked to complete a Declaration and Release and return same to the specified address and within the specified time period that confirms each selected entrant’s (a) Eligibility for the Contest and compliance with these Contest rules; (b) acceptance of the Prize as offered; (c) release of each of the Released Parties and Twitter, from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of participation in the Contest, participation in any Contest related activity or the acceptance, use, or misuse of any Prize, including but not limited to costs, injuries, losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light, or from any and all claims of third parties arising therefrom; and grant to the Contest Sponsor the unrestricted right, in the Contest Sponsor’s individual discretion, to produce, reproduce, publish, broadcast, communicate by telecommunication, exhibit, distribute, adapt, modify, and otherwise use or re-use the Winner’s name, photograph, address (City and province/Territory), likeness, voice, Submission, and biography, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in connection with the Contest and the promotion and exploitation thereof or for other purposes, without any notice, payment, notification, permission or other consideration, whatsoever . The executed Release must be returned within the specified time period or the selected entrant will be disqualified and the Prize forfeited, without any liability to Contest Sponsor whatsoever.

Potential winners will be notified on Twitter by @Theprepguy once their name has been drawn from eligible entries. If the potential winner cannot be contacted, or does not comply with these Official Rules, or the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize. If the potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the prize may be awarded to an alternate prize winner selected at random by Contest Sponsor, if any, in Contest Sponsor’s sole discretion and without any liability to such disqualified potential winner. Only two alternate winners may be determined, after which the applicable prize will remain unawarded. Without limiting the generality of these Official Rules, winner shall agree to execute such further documents as may be required to irrevocably grant, transfer, convey and assign to Contest Sponsor the entirety of the rights in and to the Submission, and to waive all moral rights, and all renewals and extensions of copyright, and the right to secure copyright registrations thereto in perpetuity including, without limitation, the rights to use the Submission for any and all purposes in any and all media whether now known or hereafter developed, on a worldwide basis, in perpetuity. The winner accepts and acknowledges that Contest Sponsor shall not be obligated to use the Submission and that Contest Sponsor in its sole discretion shall have the right to refrain from using the Submission. Contest Sponsor shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent Contest Sponsor chooses to refrain from any exploitation of its rights hereunder. Winner will indemnify Contest Sponsor, Released Parties and any licensee of Contest Sponsor against all claims, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable counsel fees and legal expenses) arising out of any breach of these terms. Decisions by the Contest Sponsor will be final. Contest Sponsor shall have no responsibility for any printing, distribution, production, prizing, or similar types of errors.

GENERAL: This Contest governed by the laws of Ontario without resort to conflict of law provisions. By entering the Contest, participants agree to be bound by these official rules and by the decisions of the independent administration and judging organization, which shall be final and binding with respect to all matters relating to this Contest. All entries become the property of the Contest Sponsor and none will be returned.

The Contest Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to terminate, suspend or amend contest without liability subject to applicable laws. If for any reason this Contest is not capable of being completed as planned including, but not limited to computer virus, bugs, tampering, technical failures or other causes beyond the control of the Contest Sponsor, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Contest or to modify the Contest rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Contest Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated by Twitter.


This post has been sponsored by H&R Block Canada.

For tax-filing tips for students and info on my H&R Block experience, please check out my blog post here:

Tax Tips For Students + The H&R Block Experience

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