ATAX Franchise Overview
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ATAX Franchise Overview

Financial Information:

Franchise Fee: $40,000
Total Investment: $40,000 - $80,000
Royalty Fee: The higher of 14% of gross revenues or $5,000 in year one; the higher of 14% of gross revenue or $7,500 in year 2; the higher of 14% of gross revenues
Advertising Fee: 3% of gross volume

Available Markets:


United States: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY
North America: PRI

About ATAX

ATAX is a year-round tax preparation and business services franchise that services clients in both Spanish and English. Founded in 1986 with $200, two computers, and a fax machine, ATAX has grown to operate 62 locations throughout the United States. Most recently, ATAX ranked #439 in Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500®, the world's first, best, and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Placement in the Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry, making it one of the most competitive rankings. Additionally, ATAX was named a 2020 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review.

Franchise Details:
Founded: 1986 Franchising Since: 2007
Corporate Office: 780 Lynnhaven Parkway,
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
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Franchise History

ATAX was launched in 1986 in New York City’s Washington Heights.  The company began franchising in 2007 and today has over 60 locations in the United States.  ATAX was acquired in 2018 by Loyalty Brands, led by tax guru John Hewitt who founded both Jackson Hewitt and Liberty Tax Service.  Under the Loyalty Brands umbrella, ATAX has big plans for expansion in the next 5 years.  The company is community-focused and creates and participates in many local events to raise awareness about tax issues, compliance, and new tax laws.  ATAX has been lauded for its sound business model and lo initial investment.

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