Jackson Hewitt's New Online Discount Shopping Network Offers Deals With Leading Retailers and Chance to Win $10,000

Network is First Phase of New Personalized Tax Site "MyTaxManager"

Dec 10, 2010, 08:00 ET from Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With Americans in the midst of the holiday season with a few short weeks to go, they now have a new discount shopping option from an unexpected source.  Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® has introduced an online Discount Shopping Network with year round access to, and cash back rewards from, more than 800 premier online merchants.

Jackson Hewitt® is launching the comprehensive Discount Shopping Network as the first phase in the roll-out of "MyTaxManager," a new online tax management tool and one-stop secure Web destination for taxpayers.

By visiting www.jacksonhewitt.com/mytaxmanager and clicking through the "My Rewards" tab, consumers can take advantage of diverse discounts and earn cash back rewards on merchandise and services from a broad spectrum of retailers in apparel, sporting goods, electronics, office products, gourmet foods, department stores and many more.

To celebrate the launch, select retailers are offering increased cash back rewards for shopping completed through December 24, 2010.

In addition, consumers who visit www.jacksonhewitt.com/mytaxmanager and register for free will automatically be entered in the Jackson Hewitt Sweepstakes for the chance to win one $100 Visa gift card every day from now through April 15, 2011, as well as the overall grand prize of $10,000.*

"This new shopping network is going to make a real difference for families this holiday season and throughout the year in terms of easy online access, outstanding deals and valuable cash back rewards," said Debra K. Dowd, senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.  "And once MyTaxManager is fully launched prior to the opening of tax season, taxpayers will have free access to a one-stop destination to store and organize tax information throughout the year, get a jump start on their tax returns, schedule an in-store appointment with a local Jackson Hewitt office, check the status of their returns online or through mobile devices, and much more."

* No purchase necessary.  A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.  Legal residents of the 50 United States (D.C.) 18 years and older.  Void where prohibited. Sweepstakes ends 4/15/11. For Official Rules, prize descriptions and odds disclosure, visit www.jacksonhewitt.com/mytaxmanager

About Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.

Based in Parsippany, N.J., Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. (NYSE: JTX) is an industry leading provider of full service individual federal and state income tax preparation, with franchised and company-owned office locations throughout the United States.  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.

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