Jackson Hewitt Tax Service
#197 Franchise 500| Tax preparation

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service
Tax preparation

About
Founded

1985

Franchising Since

1986 (34 Years)

Corporate Address

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

Leadership

Greg Macfarlane, CEO

Parent Company

Jackson Hewitt Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$74,820 - $110,255

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$15,000 - $25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5-15%

Ad Royalty Fee

6%

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

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

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

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

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 Tax Service is ranked #197 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
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.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $74,820 High - $110,255
Units
+0.6%+33 UNITS (1 Year) -5.1%-308 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

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Updated: October 4th, 2020