Jackson Hewitt(R) Celebrates Healthcare Workers With Occupation-Based Tax Savings

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Healthcare workers who make an appointment with Jackson Hewitt Tax Service(R) in the days before the tax filing deadline are likely to leave with a good feeling. That's because from April 11 through April 14, participating Jackson Hewitt locations will offer a healthy discount of $25 off tax preparation services for workers in various healthcare fields. Those customers will also receive a personalized assessment of potential deductions and credits specifically related to their jobs, based on the company's proprietary [email protected](R) system, our unique tool that reviews many of the most common professions in the U.S. and notes all of the credits and deductions available for each.

This celebration by Jackson Hewitt of healthcare workers follows similar two-day promotions for those in the education, food and beverage and construction areas - all intended to shine a spotlight on the numerous tax deductions specifically related to different types of employment.

"We rely on the healthcare community to keep us in good health throughout the year, but during tax season Jackson Hewitt has the remedy for taxpayers who hold these jobs," explains Mark Steber, vice president of Tax Resources, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service. "Through this promotion, we not only want to help doctors, nurses and others get all of the tax benefits available to them."

Following are some of the tax considerations for healthcare workers to keep in mind when they file:

As the tax deadline approaches, Jackson Hewitt offices will be open extended hours - some until midnight and even 24-hours during the final days before April 15 - to help America's Workforce prepare and file their income tax return and capture all of the job-related deductions and credits available to them. For a partial list of occupations profiled and to review some of the most commonly overlooked deductions, visit the Tax Resource Center at www.jacksonhewitt.com.

About Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. (NYSE: JTX), with approximately 6,800 franchised and company-owned offices throughout the United States during the 2008 tax season, is an industry leader providing full service individual federal and state income tax return preparation. Most offices are independently owned and operated. The Company 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 (800) 234-1040.

SOURCE Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.

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