Liberty Tax Service Offers an Online Economic Stimulus Calculator


Press Information
For Immediate Release
February 24, 2009


CONTACT: Martha O’Gorman
Chief Marketing Officer
(800) 790-3863 ext. 8022

Liberty Tax Service Offers an Online Economic Stimulus Calculator 
How much will taxpayers benefit from the plan?

(Virginia Beach, VA)  Now that the 787 billion dollar economic stimulus package is a reality, tax relief and tax changes are taking effect for 95% of the U.S. population.  Yet, an online poll conducted by Liberty Tax Service has determined that 75% of the respondents are not sure how the new economic stimulus plan will affect them. In response to these findings, Liberty Tax has created an online calculator to help taxpayers determine how the plan will impact their taxes.

“Liberty Tax now has an easy-to-use online economic stimulus calculator that can quickly determine exactly what new tax measures each individual taxpayer can take advantage of.  It will compute an estimated tax savings figure,” said John Hewitt, CEO and Founder of Liberty Tax Service.

The calculator is on the homepage of the Liberty Tax public website,  There are tax breaks targeted to help the unemployed, retirees, and families.  First-time home buyers may benefit, as well as people buying new vehicles or motorcycles and those pursuing higher education.

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.” 


Liberty Tax Service CEO John Hewitt is available for interview. Contact Martha O’Gorman, LTSChief Marketing Officer at (800) 790-3863 ext. 8022 or