June 02, 2017 // Franchising.com // VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Liberty Tax Service, a leading tax preparation franchise, and the NFL Alumni Association, an organization comprised mainly of retired National Football League players and coaches, are pleased to announce their new affiliation. Liberty Tax Service will provide free professional tax preparation services at participating locations to the Association’s members.
“We are pleased to partner with the NFL Alumni Association in its mission to enrich the lives of retired pro football players and coaches,” said John T. Hewitt, CEO of Liberty Tax Service. “When these individuals visit one of our offices they will be introduced to the friendly, personal and professional tax experience that has made Liberty Tax Service a leader in the industry.”
The NFL Alumni Association is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year and continues to assist and inform retired players and coaches in their post-NFL lives. The Association offers medical, financial, educational and social programs to keep members and their families healthy, productive and connected.
“We are excited to partner with Liberty Tax Service to help our alumni receive free professional tax preparation,” said Elvis Gooden, Interim CEO of the NFL Alumni Association. “We believe that Liberty Tax Service aligns with our mission to better serve and educate our members. We are proud to add Liberty Tax Service to our list of programs that provide our members more financial assistance.”
Liberty Tax Service has more than 4,000 locations across the United States and Canada that offer full-service tax preparation. Liberty Tax Service helps individuals and businesses with tax issues large and small, from filing annual income tax returns to explaining tax implications of new laws and regulations.
Founded in 1997 by CEO John T. Hewitt, Liberty Tax, Inc. (NASDAQ:TAX) is the parent company of Liberty Tax Service. Last year Liberty Tax prepared over two million individual income tax returns in more than 4,000 offices and online. Liberty Tax's online services are available through eSmart Tax, Liberty Online and DIY Tax, and are all backed by the tax professionals at Liberty Tax locations and its nationwide network of approximately 22,000 seasonal tax preparers. Liberty Tax also supports local communities with fundraising endeavors and contributes as a national sponsor to many charitable causes. For a more in-depth look, visit Liberty Tax Service and interact with Liberty Tax on Twitter and Facebook.
The NFL Alumni Association was founded in 1967 and is the most recognizable nationwide group of former NFL players, coaches, staffers, cheerleaders, spouses and Associate members whose mission is to serve, assist and inform former players and their families. The Association offers a variety of medical, financial and social programs to help members lead healthy, productive and connected lives, as well as community initiatives under its "Caring for Kids" programs. Pro Football Legends is the commercial marketing name and logo of the NFL Alumni.
For more information, please visit www.nflalumni.org.
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