Tax prep giant H&R Block Inc. announced that its first-quarter tax preparation and related fees rose 3.7 percent from a year earlier, to a total of $1.98 billion.

The Kansas City, Mo.-based company also said that it had seen a late March surge, serving 5.4 percent more clients, and 3.4 percent more retail clients, in the last half of the month than a year earlier. Block said that retail tax preparation fees also rose 10.6 percent in the same period, to $251.3 million.

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