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Jackson Hewitt Tax Service
Tax preparation

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service
Tax preparation



Franchising Since

1986 (32 Years)

Corporate Address

10 Exchange Pl., 27th Fl.
Jersey City, NJ 07302


Alan Ferber

Parent Company

Jackson Hewitt Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$39,721 - $105,375

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$15,000 - $25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


Financing Options

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service offers in-house financing to cover the following: equipment, inventory

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs

Veteran Incentives

20% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support


Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media


Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

14 hours

Classroom Training:

35 hours

Additional Training:

At Technology Headquarters (Sarasota, Fla.)

Number of Employees Required to Run:

4 - 6

Jackson Hewitt is a full-service, year-round national tax service specializing in computerized federal and state preparation of individual returns. It began franchising in 1986, the same year that the IRS introduced electronic filing.
Initial Investment: Low - $39,721 High - $105,375
-4.1%-250 UNITS (1 Year) -8.1%-513 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: October 4th, 2017