Company Marks Final Days of Tax Season With Program Focused on Job-Related Deductions for Workforce of America Participating Locations Offering Discounts for Educators, Students From April 2 - 4
PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 2, 2008 // PRNewswire-FirstCall // -- Educators and students who have yet to file their 2007 tax returns have no need to cram, thanks to Jackson Hewitt Tax Service(R). From April 2 through April 4, 2008, Jackson Hewitt will celebrate teachers, tutors and other workers in the educational field -- as well as college, graduate and post-graduate students - - with a $25 discount off tax preparation services at participating offices.
These customers will also receive a personalized occupational review through the company's Deductions@Work(R) system, which reviews many of the most common professions in the U.S. and notes all of the credits and deductions available for each. Jackson Hewitt will spotlight and celebrate several other occupations for subsequent two-day periods, now through the filing deadline of Tuesday, April 15.
"As the tax preparation company for the Workforce of America, all of Jackson Hewitt's 6,800 offices are working around the clock to assist taxpayers with reviewing their tax profile, exploring available credits and deductions, and filing their 2007 return accurately and on time," explains Mark Steber, vice president of Tax Resources, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service. "By focusing on certain occupations during these final weeks, we are reminding all taxpayers that there are numerous tax deductions specifically related to different types of employment."
From Wednesday, April 2, through Friday, April 4, educators and students can visit participating Jackson Hewitt locations around the country to receive their $25 discount off tax preparation.
Following are some important tax considerations for educators and students, including:
As the tax deadline approaches, Jackson Hewitt offices will be open extended hours -- some until midnight and even 24-hours during the final days before April 15 -- to help the Workforce of America prepare and file their income tax return and capture all appropriate the job-related deductions and credits. For a partial list of occupations profiled and to review some of the most commonly overlooked deductions, visit the Tax Resource Center at http://www.jacksonhewitt.com.
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. (NYSE: JTX), with approximately 6,800 franchised and company-owned offices throughout the United States during the 2008 tax season, is an industry leader providing full service individual federal and state income tax return preparation. Most offices are independently owned and operated. The Company is based in Parsippany, New Jersey. More information may be obtained at http://www.jacksonhewitt.com. To locate the Jackson Hewitt Tax Service(R) office nearest to you, call (800) 234-1040.
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