April 11, 2011 // Franchising.com // (City, ST) The franchise experts agree that the Liberty Tax Service (www.libertytax.com) business model is appealing to a diverse America, and comes with an affordable price tag. Liberty Tax Service's franchise opportunity represents the only tax service to be listed on all three of these well-respected industry lists: Entrepreneur magazine's "Franchise 500," Black Enterprise's "40 Best Franchises for African Americans," and Poder's "Top 25 Franchise Opportunities for Hispanics."
"It is our goal to continue to offer an affordable chance at the American dream of business ownership to all enterprising persons who are ready to embrace our proven Liberty operating system, and be aggressive competitors in this industry," said Liberty Tax Service CEO and Founder John Hewitt.
Liberty Tax Service is the top tax franchise opportunity, on the latest Entrepreneur "Franchise 500." The Company is the only tax service included on Poder magazine's (formerly Hispanic Enterprise magazine's) elite list of the "Top 25 Franchise Opportunities for Hispanics" in 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2010. In 2004, Liberty Tax Service launched a Hispanic Services Division to provide better communications, understanding, and customer service to customers in its existing and emerging Hispanic communities across the United States. Franchise owners are trained to cover issues that specifically pertain to Hispanic taxpayers, and take responsibility for going the extra mile to assist clients with navigating through the steps of the Federal tax filing system.
Black Enterprise magazine has named Liberty Tax Service (www.libertytax.com) as one of the most affordable and best franchise opportunities for minorities for a sixth time since 2001. "B.E.'s "40 Best Franchises for African Americans names Liberty Tax a top choice for a business services franchise, according to the September 2010 issue. Black Enterprise researches franchise opportunities annually to compile a superlative list for its readers of the best franchises for African Americans, and to measure the pulse of the franchise industry.
In addition, Liberty Tax is ranked a "Top 100" franchise for minorities by the World Franchising Network.
Liberty Tax Service is the fastest -growing retail tax preparation company in the industry's history. Founded in 1997 by CEO John T. Hewitt, a pioneer in the tax industry, Liberty Tax Service has prepared over 8,000,000 individual income tax returns. With 42 years of tax industry experience, Hewitt stands as the most experienced CEO in the tax preparation business, having also founded Jackson Hewitt Tax Service.
Liberty Tax Service is the only tax franchise on the Forbes "Top 20 Franchises to Start," and ranks #1 of the tax franchises on the Entrepreneur "Franchise 500." Each office provides computerized income tax preparation, electronic filing, and online filing through eSmart Tax. Other services include audit assistance, a money back guarantee, and free tax return checking.