Liberty Tax Service Holds March of Dimes “Free Tax Prep” Fundraisers Nationally March 27th


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For Immediate Release
March 16, 2009


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Liberty Tax Service Holds March of Dimes “Free Tax Prep” Fundraisers Nationally March 27th 

(Virginia Beach, VA)  Liberty Tax Service will waive tax preparation fees for anyone who contributes a minimum of $50 to the March of Dimes on Friday, March 27th.    This day of free tax preparation to benefit the March of Dimes will take place at participating locations nationwide from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m.  As a National Sponsor of the March of Dimes, Liberty Tax has been devoting a major portion of the 2009 tax year to fundraisers and volunteerism on behalf of the March of Dimes. 

“Liberty Tax Service employees are excited about all the ways we’re generating support for March of Dimes programs that benefit moms and babies in their communities,” said John Hewitt, CEO and Founder of Liberty Tax Service.  “Last year we helped to raise nearly three quarters of a million dollars to support March for Babies and all the research and programs it funds for healthy babies.  This year we are working to do even better.”

In its first year as a National Sponsor, Liberty Tax was ranked the #15 top fundraiser of more than 20,000 corporate March for Babies teams.  Liberty Tax is organizing teams for the upcoming March for Babies events taking place across the country.  The company also offers Lady Liberty teddy bears for sale to benefit the March of Dimes in many participating U.S. offices.

About March of Dimes:

The March of Dimes is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to improve the health of all babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality.  Founded in 1938, the March of Dimes funds programs of research, community services, education, and advocacy.  For more information, visit the March of Dimes Web site at, or its Spanish language Web site at
Of every dollar raised, 76 cents goes directly to programs that save babies’ lives.

About Liberty Tax Service

Liberty Tax Service ( is the fastest growing retail tax preparation company in the industry’s history, with over 3,200 offices in the United States and Canada. The company plans to open up to 500 new offices in January 2010.  Founded in 1997 by CEO John T. Hewitt, a pioneer in the tax industry, Liberty Tax Service has prepared over 6,000,000 individual income tax returns.  With 40 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 at  Each office offers customers audit assistance, a money back guarantee, and free tax return checking.  The Liberty Tax Service franchise opportunity has climbed to #3 on the latest Entrepreneur “Franchise 500.”