For Immediate Release
February 16, 2012
|CONTACT: Martha O’Gorman
Chief Marketing Officer
(800) 790-3863 ext. 8022
Liberty Tax Service Awards a Check to Colorado Springs, CO Winners of
“My Refund Story” Contest in a Surprise Visit on Valentine’s Day
Company Doubles Their Tax Refund on Valentines Day
(Virginia Beach, VA) Liberty Tax Service is proud to announce that the
first recipients of the “My Refund Story/Double My Refund Contest,” are in
Colorado Springs, Colorado. Early on Valentine’s Day, Miss Lady Liberty,
Brittney Wojtaszek surprised the couple to officially present the check. A
professional film crew accompanied Miss Lady Liberty to record the story and
share it on the My Refund Story/Double My Refund website: www.myrefundstory.com.
“During these challenging economic times, we are very excited to help find
the most deserving recipients get some extra money at tax time,” added John
Hewitt, CEO and founder of Liberty Tax Service.
About the Family
The winning family submitted separate entries to the contest. The couple was
married in 2006, and discovered in 2007 that they were unable to have children.
Felicia’s request was to double the tax refund and add the money to their “baby
fund” to help pay costs for adopting a child.
Eric has served two tours of duty in Iraq, and is currently stationed at
Fort Carson. Due to military
deployments, Eric and Felicia have only been able to be together on one Valentine’s
Day in six years. Liberty Tax added more to this couple’s Valentine’s Day by surprising
them at their home on Valentine’s Day morning and doubling their federal tax
About “My Refund Story”
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.
About Liberty Tax Service
Tax Service is the fastest growing retail tax preparation
company in the industry’s history, with over 4200 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.