Jackson Hewitt® Launches New Free Mobile App

Feature Rich App Enhances Overall Jackson Hewitt Client Experience

Jan 10, 2012, 13:00 ET from Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc., the nation's largest privately held tax preparation firm, has announced the launching of a new, feature rich mobile app, which is free for both iPhone and Android smartphones, and available for download at both the Apple App Store and the Android Marketplace.

Jackson Hewitt Mobile App Features
The Jackson Hewitt Mobile App puts a whole range of valuable tax-related information in the palm of your hand by making it easy for you to:

  • ESTIMATE YOUR REFUND - Quickly and easily estimate the amount of your 2011 tax refund;
  • FIND US - Locate a Jackson Hewitt Office in your neighborhood using your iPhone's GPS technology;
  • SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT - Instantly schedule a tax preparation appointment that's convenient for you;
  • VIEW SPECIAL OFFERS - Access special discounts and offers valid on tax preparation services at a Jackson Hewitt location near you;
  • CHECK THE STATUS OF YOUR TAX RETURN - Find out fast without having to call. Track the status of your tax return 24/7 on your mobile device; and, 
  • VIEW PRODUCT INFORMATION - Easily find information on Jackson Hewitt's full line of tax-related products and services.

"We are very excited about the launch of our mobile app for both iPhone and Android devices," said David Koroghlian, director, interactive and social media for Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. "Consumers are increasingly turning to their mobile phones to complete everyday tasks and as a valuable information source. With the launch of Jackson Hewitt Mobile, consumers will have ready access to valuable tax tools and resources on the go."

About Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.
Based in Parsippany, NJ, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. is an industry-leading provider of full service individual federal and state income tax preparation, with nearly 6,500 franchised and company-owned locations throughout the United States, including 2,800 located in Walmart stores nationwide. 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.


David G. Weselcouch
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.
(973) 630-0809

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