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26 Mar, 2014, 08:00 ET Jackson Hewitt® Alerts Taxpayers the IRS Has $760 Million in Unclaimed Refunds from 2010

 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced that there are an estimated 918,600 taxpayers who have not filed their federal return...


25 Mar, 2014, 08:54 ET Jackson Hewitt® Ready to Help Late-Season Filers

April 15 is right around the corner, and as the end of tax season draws near, late-filers may be wondering where to start. Jackson Hewitt Tax...


18 Feb, 2014, 08:00 ET IRS Cutbacks Slowing Taxpayer Assistance, but Jackson Hewitt® is Ready to Help

 Last year, only 60.5% of taxpayers who called the IRS' toll-free number got through to a live person, and that was after extended wait times....


12 Feb, 2014, 09:33 ET Jackson Hewitt® Helps Customers File Despite Winter Storms with Extended Office Hours

 The IRS began accepting 2013 tax returns on January 31, and millions of Americans have started thinking about heading to their local...


04 Feb, 2014, 08:00 ET Love, Relationships, and Filing Status: Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® Offers Taxpayer Tips This Valentine's Day

Most people think of Valentine's Day as a time for romance and love, not a time to think about taxes.  But, as we enter the second month of...


31 Dec, 2013, 09:00 ET Jackson Hewitt® to Open Locations on January 6, 2014

 Jackson Hewitt Tax Service®, an industry-leading provider of full service tax preparation, will open most of its 6,500 locations on...


24 Dec, 2013, 08:00 ET Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® Can Help Uninsured Taxpayers Who Miss the December 24 Health Insurance Application Deadline*

  In most states, today is the deadline by which an individual must apply for health insurance for it to be effective by the first of the...


22 Oct, 2013, 09:00 ET Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® Report Finds ACA Surprises for "Boomerang" Adult Children and Their Parents: How 'Young Invincibles' May Cost their Parents More than a Spare Bedroom

 There are more "boomerang" adult children today than at any time in the last 50 years. During the recent recession, roughly 12 million...


02 Oct, 2013, 09:00 ET Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® to Hire 1,000 Vets and Their Spouses for 2014 Tax Season

When Jackson Hewitt® thinks of the characteristics their best preparers have, qualities like, knowledge, integrity, and dependability are just...


24 Sep, 2013, 09:00 ET Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® and Getinsured.com Partner to Help Individuals and Families Qualify for Tax Credits and Get Enrolled in the Right Health Plan Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® is partnering with Getinsured, a leading private health insurance exchange, to offer customers free, in-person...


02 Jul, 2013, 20:24 ET Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® Notes Potential Effects of Today's ACA-Related Treasury Announcement

 Just a few hours ago, it was announced that the Obama Administration would delay the implementation of the Affordable Care Act's employer...


26 Jun, 2013, 16:18 ET Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® Identifies Significant Tax and Health Reform Impacts of Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

 The Supreme Court issued two key rulings today on same-sex marriage, United States v. Windsor (regarding the federal Defense of Marriage...


30 Apr, 2013, 09:00 ET Jackson Hewitt® Offers Tax Tips for the Self-Employed

 For many Americans, Tax Day has come and gone. But for the self-employed, including small business owners and freelancers, Tax Day...


08 Apr, 2013, 09:00 ET Jackson Hewitt® Announces Extended Hours and Offers Tips for Late Filers

 There are only a few days left for taxpayers who still need to file their 2012 income tax returns before the April 15 deadline....


26 Mar, 2013, 09:00 ET Jackson Hewitt® Shares Individual Scenarios that Can Trigger a Tax Return Audit

Tax return audits are one of the hottest topics each tax season – and one of the biggest concerns of many taxpayers. To help consumers better...


19 Mar, 2013, 09:00 ET Jackson Hewitt® Offers College Graduates a Crash Course in Tax Preparation

The United States National Center for Education Statistics estimated that 3.4 million college degrees were awarded in the 2011-12 school year. Many...


14 Mar, 2013, 09:00 ET Countdown to Tax Day: Jackson Hewitt® Gives Top 5 Reasons to File Now

The clock is winding down, with less than five weeks left until the IRS' tax filing deadline on April 15, also known as 'Tax Day.' As the...


13 Mar, 2013, 09:00 ET Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® Releases First Report on Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Employers

As healthcare changes resulting from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) start to be implemented, one of the first decisions to be made comes at the...


25 Feb, 2013, 09:00 ET Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® Urges Taxpayers to 'Find Lost Money'

 With a little more than one month left before the April 15 tax filing deadline, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service®, the nation's largest...


20 Feb, 2013, 09:00 ET Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® Hosts Tax Tip Tweet-Up on February 27

 Taxes are complicated, especially this year.  So while more than 75 percent of taxpayers filing returns are due refunds which average...


14 Feb, 2013, 09:00 ET Jackson Hewitt Tax Service(R) Shares Tax Tips for Job Seekers

 Whether you were employed or unemployed and looking  for a new job in 2012, there are several tax breaks that can be claimed on your...


12 Feb, 2013, 09:00 ET Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® Offers 'Something Old, Something New'

 According to the National Center for Health Statistics, over two million weddings take place each year and, while newlyweds are often excited...


04 Feb, 2013, 09:00 ET Jackson Hewitt® Names Brian Haile Senior Vice President for Health Policy

 Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. ("Jackson Hewitt"), the nation's second largest tax preparation firm, today announced that it has named Brian...


29 Jan, 2013, 09:00 ET Jackson Hewitt® Encourages Taxpayers to Help 'Give Kids The World'

 With the 2013 tax season now here, many taxpayers are gathering their documents and meeting with their local tax preparers. But for many who...


24 Jan, 2013, 09:00 ET Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® Reminds Taxpayers Up to $5,891 Refundable Tax Credit Available Through the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

 With two major tax milestones coming up this week - the January 30 date for when the Internal Revenue Service starts to accept e-filed tax...