Forbes Ranks Liberty Tax a “Top 20 Franchise for the Buck”


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February 9, 2012 


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Forbes Ranks Liberty Tax a “Top 20 Franchise for the Buck”   

(Virginia Beach, VA)   Liberty Tax is the only tax franchise on Forbes’ recently released “Top 20 Franchises for the Buck.” The survey was tabulated by Forbes with assistance of the World Franchising Network. Liberty was named #7.  

The evaluation criteria included average initial investment, total locations, growth and closure rates in the last three years, training and support.   

“We are honored to be included in this elite franchise group,” said Liberty Tax Service CEO and Founder, John Hewitt. “It’s our goal to continue to offer an affordable franchise opportunity with our established brand backed with continuing training and all the support needed to succeed.”  


About Liberty Tax Service  

 Liberty 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.