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Jackson Hewitt Launches Online Video Series on Key Tax Topics for 2010 Tax Season
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb 02, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Jackson Hewitt Tax Service(R) has launched its annual Tax Tip Video series, as part of its ongoing efforts to make new and updated tax rules and information easily accessible to consumers. These brief, informational segments - easily accessed on the homepage of the Company's redesigned Web site, www.jacksonhewitt.com, as well as in its Resource Center - cover a range of tax topics to help tax payers prior to meeting with their tax preparer to complete their 2009 tax returns.

"These videos offer important information, including insights into several new and changed tax credits and deductions and helpful tax time tips, provided in a concise, easy-to-understand format," explained Mark Steber, Chief Tax Officer, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.

Topics covered in the series include:

  • American Opportunity Credit
  • Choosing a Tax Preparer
  • Earned Income Tax Credit
  • First-Time Homebuyer Credit
  • Life Changes
  • Making Work Pay Credit
  • Tax Effects of Having a Child
  • Tax Law Changes
  • Top Tax Time Tips

The online videos are the latest enhancement to Jackson Hewitt's re-designed public Web site. Through clear graphics and a simple conversational tone, they help visitors easily access information tailored to their individual needs.

To access a list of documents needed when meeting with a local tax preparer, please consult the "What To Bring" section of the Jackson Hewitt Web site. Taxpayers can also obtain information on the latest tax law changes, a list of the most commonly overlooked deductions and credits and more by going to www.jacksonhewitt.com. To speak with a local tax preparer or find the Jackson Hewitt office nearest to you, call 1-800-234-1040.

About Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. (NYSE: JTX), with more than 6,000 franchised and company-owned offices throughout the United States, is an industry leader providing full service individual federal and state income tax return preparation. Most offices are independently owned and operated. Jackson Hewitt is based in Parsippany, New Jersey. More information may be obtained at www.jacksonhewitt.com. To locate the Jackson Hewitt Tax Service(R) office nearest to you, call 1-800-234-1040.

    Melissa Connerton              Jorge Lavina
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SOURCE Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.

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