PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. (EDT), Jackson Hewitt and its Chief Tax Officer, Mark Steber, will host a free online interactive seminar showcasing the benefits of enrolling in Jackson Hewitt Tax School. The program, accessible from any personal computer, will benefit both new and experienced tax preparers. Participants will get an overview of the Basic Income Tax Course, find out about the Registered Tax Return Preparer ("RTRP") Competency Test and the requirements to become a tax preparer. Participants will also receive information on how to enroll in the Tax School, either online or at a local Jackson Hewitt office.
To register for this seminar, please click on the following link: Free Online Seminar Registration. Please plan to log in 10 minutes prior to the 2:00 p.m. (EDT) start of the seminar.
Participants will discover a wide range of advantages to enrolling in Jackson Hewitt's online Tax School, including:
- Ability to access the site anytime – 24/7 – from any computer with Internet access;
- Engaging multimedia courseware that keeps students' attention and promotes learning;
- Immediate scoring on all assessments;
- Instructor feedback via email; and,
- Onsite assistance and support from a local Jackson Hewitt office*.
For those who prefer a traditional classroom experience, Jackson Hewitt also offers an instructor-led classroom course.
"By enrolling in this online information session, participants can easily learn about the tax education programs that Jackson Hewitt offers," said Barbara Jordan, vice president of learning at Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. "Whether you are brand new to tax preparation or are an experienced tax preparer looking to prepare for the IRS RTRP Competency Test, Jackson Hewitt's Tax School can help you achieve your goals."
In addition to personal knowledge, Tax School graduates acquire skills that may be applied to pursuing employment opportunities within the tax preparation industry**. For many people – stay-at-home parents, retirees, those looking to supplement their income from other jobs, or people looking for a new career challenge – this is an opportunity to learn valuable, transferable skills on how to prepare an individual tax return, and to better understand the latest tax laws and changes.
To review the course offerings, visit the Learn Tax Preparation section of the Jackson Hewitt website. Visitors can also watch a video demo of the online classes to get a sneak preview of how the course is taught.
To learn more about the Jackson Hewitt Tax School nearest to you, call 1-800-234-1040 or visit www.jacksonhewitt.com.
* May require onsite attendance and is not available in all states. Call for details. Most offices are independently owned and operated.
** Enrollment in, or completion of, a course is neither an offer nor a guarantee of employment. Additional training, experience or skills may be required. Most offices are independently owned and operated.
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, in the 2012 tax season. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® also offers an online tax preparation product at www.jacksonhewittonline.com. For more information, or to locate your neighborhood Jackson Hewitt® office, visit www.jacksonhewitt.com or call 1-800-234-1040. Jackson Hewitt can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.
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