Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Franchise
Working hard for the hardest working®
About Jackson Hewitt Tax Service
Since 1986, Jackson Hewitt has grown to nearly 6,000 franchised and company-owned locations. This includes kiosks within 3,000 Walmart stores nationwide. Our low start-up investment offers new franchisees the opportunity to choose their own path to success. Options include a single tax office location or expansion into multiple units, which reflects a market strategy shared by nearly 75% of our system. On average, our franchisees own and operate over seven Jackson Hewitt locations.
* in 2020
Why Choose Jackson Hewitt Tax Service?
We have built a dependable business model on helping millions of clients prepare and submit their tax returns each year. Jackson Hewitt is the nation's second largest in-person full-service tax preparation company.
- Brand Strength: #1 for Tax Services in the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list for 2021.
- Ranking: #35 in Entrepreneur's 2021 Top Low-Cost Franchise under $100,000.
- Lifestyle Choice: Tax Preparation is a Seasonal Business
- Multi-Unit Expansion: Our Franchisees Average Over 7 Locations
- Stable Industry: According to IRS.gov, over 165 million Americans filed a tax return in 2020 with nearly 50% of all individual tax returns prepared by a paid tax professional.*
*Total includes returns filed to obtain Economic Impact Payments by those who would not usually file income tax returns.
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Training & Support
Jackson Hewitt provides a 2-year dedicated mentoring program for all new franchisees. This includes a 5-day Franchise Initial Training (FIT) instructor-led course with hands-on training which covers every function of the business. FIT class is taught by members of our Operations and Franchise Integration Teams.
The Franchise Integration Team assists with operations relating to business strategy, report analysis, setting fees, staffing goals, office/system setups, and local marketing strategies.
A trusted tax advisory for over 35 years, Jackson Hewitt has helped millions of hardworking people get the most out of their taxes. Our system can accommodate any customer who needs to file federal or state income taxes, and includes options to file amendments, and review returns filed elsewhere. Our clients range from early season tax filers with simple returns to late-season filers that have more complex returns.
$49,000 - $79,805
We are seeking dedicated franchisees with a passion to help others and potentially expand their business into multiple units over 5 years or more. Previous franchise and small business/retail/management experience is preferred, but not required.