Liberty Tax Has Doubled Tax Refund for Virginia Beach Woman


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For Immediate Release
April 13, 2012 


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Liberty Tax Has Doubled Tax Refund for Virginia Beach Woman
She’s the Latest Winner of National “My Refund Story/Double My Refund Contest”

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(Virginia Beach, VA)  Tough times have affected the life of Debbie Wiercincki, but she’s determined to keep a roof over her head and her young daughter’s regardless. She posted her entry online for Liberty Tax’s “My Refund Story/Double My Refund Contest,” and said she’d use the extra money to get an apartment, and out of a temporary motel living situation as the rent is increasing. She’d also like to buy a car.  Wiercincki is the latest “My Refund Story” contest winner. Miss Liberty Tax, Brittney Wojtaszek officially presented a check to Debbie Wiercinski during a surprise visit Friday, April 13.   A professional film crew accompanied Miss Liberty Tax to record the story and share it on the “My Refund Story/Double My Refund” website:

Wiercinski is a single parent, living paycheck to paycheck with a job at a local dry cleaners.  She was also recently featured in the Virginian-Pilot.  

“Debbie has demonstrated her determination to provide a better life for her daughter and herself. Her request is for money to cover the basic necessities that many of us take for granted,” added John Hewitt, CEO and founder of Liberty Tax Service. “We are very excited to double her refund this year.” 


About “My Refund Story”  

“My Refund Story” is a national contest that Liberty Tax started in January 2012 and will continue through April 16, 2012. The national search is underway to find the most compelling stories and experiences from taxpayers receiving refunds this year.  Entry details are on the website

About Liberty Tax Service 

Liberty Tax Service is the fastest growing retail tax preparation company in the industry’s history, with over 4,200 offices in the United States and Canada. Founded by CEO John T. Hewitt, 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.  Each office provides computerized income tax preparation, electronic filing, and online filing through eSmart Tax. Liberty Tax Service has been ranked on Entrepreneur magazine’s annual “Franchise 500” every year since 1998.  


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