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Accounting Today Names Liberty Tax a “Top Tax Firm”

Company “Continued Forward Momentum”

(Virginia Beach, VA)  Liberty Tax ranked #2 in retail tax chains behind industry giant H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) on Accounting Today magazine’s annual “Top Tax Firms.” (March 2012). Jackson Hewitt did not report figures after filing for bankruptcy last year. Liberty Tax was #7 of the total 16 tax firms named.  The national survey is conducted annually by Accounting Today based on system-wide revenue and revenue growth to report industry trends in the accounting and taxation industry. Liberty Tax reported a 14.34% per cent growth in total revenues of $333.51 million dollars.  

“We are honored to receive this industry accolade again this year.  Liberty Tax has continued its forward momentum and experienced revenue and office growth during the last year, in spite of industry challenges and changes,” added John Hewitt, CEO and founder of Liberty Tax Service.  “This year, we have prepared for the required certification of our tax preparers, and it’s proving to be a positive change for our industry and our company.”

About Liberty Tax Service  

Liberty Tax Service is the fastest-growing retail tax preparation company in the industry’s history.  Founded in 1997 by CEO John T. Hewitt, a pioneer in the tax industry, Liberty Tax Service has prepared over 9,000,000 individual income tax returns.  With 42 years of tax industry experience, Hewitt stands as the most experienced CEO in the tax preparation business, having also founded Jackson Hewitt Tax Service.  

Liberty Tax Service is the only tax franchise on the recently released Forbes “Top 20 Franchises for the Buck.”  The company provides computerized income tax preparation, electronic filing, and online filing through eSmart Tax at

Other services include audit assistance, a money back guarantee, and free tax return checking.

Press Information
For Immediate Release
March 23, 2012 
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