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For Immediate Release
December 24, 2009


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Acquiring Tax Preparation Skills Can Lead to Employment in the Tax Industry 


(Virginia Beach, VA)  Savvy consumers who wish to increase their tax knowledge can enroll in free week-long basic income tax courses offered by Liberty Tax Service  in its offices and online in January.  No prior tax experience is necessary to register and take the class.  Liberty Tax Service strives to help their students learn more about taxes, whether it’s to save money on their own returns, or improve their skill sets for employment in the tax industry.

The curriculum is designed to cover the fundamentals of basic income tax preparation.  Lessons are structured to cover the latest tax changes including the provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and all schedules, credits and forms that can be filed with an individual tax return.  Class schedules are flexible.

“Our course is practical as a refresher for anyone trying to stay current with the constantly changing tax code,” said John Hewitt, CEO of Liberty Tax Service. 

More registration and location information is available about Liberty’s tax schools at

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 7,000,000 individual income tax returns.  With 41 years of tax industry experience, Hewitt stands as the most experienced CEO in the tax preparation business, having also founded Jackson Hewitt Tax Service (NYSE:JTX). 

Liberty Tax Service provides computerized income tax preparation, electronic filing, refund loans, and online filing through eSmart Tax.  Each office offers customers audit assistance, a money back guarantee, and free tax return checking.  The Liberty Tax Service franchise opportunity is #9 on the fastest growing franchises list of the 2010 Entrepreneur “Franchise 500.”