Five Signs to Know if Your Tax Preparer is a Fraud

 It is a typical scenario. Your neighbor refers a tax preparer who helped him get a big tax refund. You go to the tax preparer. You tell him you’re not great at keeping records. The tax preparer says not to worry, he’ll estimate. You get a big refund. You’re thrilled. The tax preparer says because … More Five Signs to Know if Your Tax Preparer is a Fraud

Why You Should Pay Attention to Your Tax Preparer’s Signature

It happens every tax season. Fly-by-night tax preparers who set up tables in shopping centers or rent offices spaces between February and April. They crank out countless tax returns, often touting “big and fast” tax refunds. “We call them ghost tax preparers because they vanish after tax season. They never stay in one place or … More Why You Should Pay Attention to Your Tax Preparer’s Signature

Smart Tips for Last Minute Tax Filers

With just one week until the tax deadline of April 17, millions of Americans still have not filed their tax return. In fact, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® expects an unusually large surge of last minute filings this season. To support late filers, Jackson Hewitt announced that locations across the country, including in Walmart stores, will be open later into the … More Smart Tips for Last Minute Tax Filers

How To Get An Extension Of Time To File Your 2016 Tax Return

The deadline to file an extension of time to file your individual tax return is April 18th(April 19th if you live in Maine or Massachusetts). Need more time to prepare your federal tax return? This page provides information on how to apply for an extension of time to file. Please be aware that an extension … More How To Get An Extension Of Time To File Your 2016 Tax Return