PARSIPPANY, N.J. // PRNewswire-FirstCall // -- Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® reminds people to log onto Facebook to cast their vote for the $3,000 grand prize winner of the company's "Big Check" contest. The contest, launched on March 24, 2010, invited taxpayers to submit their plans for how they will put their income tax refund to use this year. Submissions for the contest ended on April 10, 2010. The contest winner will be selected by votes from visitors to the contest page on Facebook and will be announced on May 3, 2010.
Anyone can become a fan of the "Big Check" page on Facebook, by logging on to: www.facebook.com/thebigcheck - a new profile created to promote the contest and for fans of the "Big Check" to connect. Using the "Vote Now" tab on the Big Check page, fans can submit their votes – up until 11:59 p.m. on April 15. To vote and for official rules, visit www.facebook.com/thebigcheck. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited.
This contest is an extension of the Company's 2010 "Big Check" marketing campaign, which features individual taxpayers, couples and families happily incorporating an oversized refund check into their daily activities – after having their tax return prepared at Jackson Hewitt.
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. (NYSE: JTX), with more than 6,300 franchised and company-owned offices throughout the United States, is an industry leader providing full service individual federal and state income tax return preparation. Most offices are independently owned and operated. In addition, an online tax preparation product, Jackson Hewitt® Online. The company is based in Parsippany, New Jersey. Jackson Hewitt Technology Services LLC is located in Sarasota, Florida.
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