, Powered by Liberty Tax, is All New for 2010

Help Center and real-time customer support among features of the newly redesigned website

Jan 07, 2010, 05:00 ET from eSmart Tax

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Now more than ever, online tax filers want their refunds fast and easy. eSmart Tax's newly redesigned website, available at, does just that, and more.

The all new boasts that 2009 tax year filers will be able to get the biggest, fastest and most accurate refund (or reduced tax liability) possible. Aided by simpler navigation and new tax and technical support features such as a searchable Help Center and live chat, eSmart customers now have more "do-it-yourself" tax filing power than ever, for the same, affordable price. offers four editions: Basic, Deluxe, Premium and Signature. Basic comes with free federal tax preparation and e-file, as well as free technical support and eSmart's innovative, line-by-line Refund Maximzer. The upgraded editions provide extra tools and resources, such as CPA Audit Assistance. Users can also run "What if?" scenarios with eSmart to take advantage of recent tax law and "life change" credits and deductions.

If a customer e-filed with eSmart's Deluxe, Premium, or Signature last year, they can utilize the "Carry Forward Data" tool, which allows users to automatically transfer last year's information into this year's return, making tax preparation easier and faster.

What sets eSmart apart from other e-filing preparation sites is its straight-forward, forms-based application process, meaning there's no software to download and no interview-style questions for e-filers that users must wade through.

eSmart's new website, which is securely backed by IRS e-file technology, is supported by Liberty Tax Service, one of the largest and most respected tax preparation firms in the country. Users can rest assured their personal information is in good hands.

With new credits and deductions available in the economic stimulus package, e-filers have every reason to use eSmart in 2009 to simplify the tax filing process while maximizing the amount they get back from the IRS.

About eSmart Tax

eSmart Tax is a subsidiary of Liberty Tax Service, supported by 3,400 conveniently located Liberty Tax retail offices and 15,000 Liberty Tax preparers nationwide. Founded in 1997 by CEO John T. Hewitt, a pioneer in the tax industry, Liberty Tax Service has prepared over 6,000,000 individual income tax returns. With 39 years of industry experience, Hewitt stands as the most experienced CEO in the tax preparation business. This wealth of experience is reflected through every step of eSmart's federal and state online tax filing service.

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