PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 11, 2011 // PRNewswire // -- With tax season here, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® is kicking off the season by opening thousands of offices today. As part of a season opening celebration, Jackson Hewitt offices will feature open houses for consumers to visit and speak with preparers, receive a refund readiness checklist, discuss tax tips, receive a tax check-up, get their tax preparation efforts started and more.
Additionally, Jackson Hewitt offers a free W-2 download service in order for clients to begin their individual tax returns at the earliest possible date. Once a return is started, clients can receive free refund estimates and can book appointments starting January 14, 2011, to complete and electronically file their tax return.
"Jackson Hewitt is celebrating the opening week of tax season with a variety of initiatives, including thousands of offices opening today," says Philip H. Sanford, president and CEO, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. "Our open house setting creates an opportunity for consumers to meet local Jackson Hewitt tax preparers while learning steps they can take to get ready to file, all so they can potentially increase their refund or reduce their liability."
Based in Parsippany, N.J., Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. (NYSE: JTX) is an industry leading provider of full service individual federal and state income tax preparation, with franchised and company-owned office locations throughout the United States. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® also offers an online tax preparation product at www.jacksonhewittonline.com. For more information, or to locate the Jackson Hewitt® office nearest to you, visit www.jacksonhewitt.com or call 1-800-234-1040. Jackson Hewitt can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.
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