AMENDMENT NO. 3
H&R BLOCK SUPPLEMENTAL
DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN FOR EXECUTIVES
H&R BLOCK, INC. (the "Company") adopted the H&R Block Supplemental Deferred Compensation Plan for
Executives (the "Plan") effective as of May 1, 1994. The Company amended said Plan by Amendment No. 1
effective September 7, 1994; and by Amendment No. 2 effective August 1, 1995. The Company continues to
retain the right to amend the Plan, pursuant to action by the Company's Board of Directors. The Company
hereby exercises that right. This Amendment No. 3 is effective as of December 11, 1996.
1. Section 2.1.24 of the Plan is amended (a) by deleting the following phrase "MECA Software, Inc.,"; (b) by
replacing the period at the end of this Section with a semi-colon; and (c) by adding after the semi-colon the
"provided, however, that as of the close of business on December 31, 1996, CompuServe Incorporated and all
of its subsidiaries shall be deemed to be Participating Affiliates only to the extent of existing Accounts established
with respect to eligible Executives."
2. Section 3.2 of the Plan, as previously amended, is further amended by replacing the period at the end of the
second sentence with a comma, and by adding after the comma the following:
"and subject to the provisions of Sections 3.6 and 3.7."
3. Section 3.3 of the Plan is amended (a) by deleting the word "or" in between subsections (a) and (b) thereof;
(b) by replacing the period at the end of the first sentence with a comma; and (c) by adding after the comma the
"or (c) the transfer of all benefits to which the Participant is entitled under the Plan to a deferred compensation
plan established by or for the benefit of CompuServe Corporation, CompuServe Incorporated and/or any direct
or indirect subsidiary of CompuServe Corporation (hereinafter collectively referred to as 'CompuServe')."
4. The following Section 3.6 is added to the Plan:
"Section 3.6 Participants Employed by Compu