December 17, 2014 6:13 PM ET

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Company Overview of Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.

Company Overview

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. engages in the computerized preparation of federal, state, and local individual income tax returns in the United States. It offers tax return preparation services and electronic filing services. The company provides its services through a network of franchised and company-owned tax offices operating under the Jackson Hewitt Tax Service brand name. In addition, it offers a range of financial products, such as refund anticipation loans, which are made by a third party financial institution to a customer and secured by a customer’s anticipated federal tax refund; assisted refunds that are provided by third party financial institutions, which offer customers with ...

3 Sylvan Way

Suite 301 PO Box 264

Parsippany, NJ 07054

United States

Founded in 1985

305 Employees

Phone:

973-630-1040

Fax:

973-496-2785

Key Executives for Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 51
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 59
President of Tax Services of America and Senior Vice President
Age: 64
President of Jackson Hewitt Franchise Council
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 50
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. Key Developments

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. Appoints Vada Hill as Chief Marketing Officer

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. announced that Vada Hill has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer. Mr. Hill is a creative and versatile marketing leader with a 30-year track record of successfully building, restaging and repositioning brands across the financial services, restaurant, packaged goods and political/public service arenas. In this position, Mr. Hill will be responsible for the company's brand marketing functions including advertising, public relations, creative development, promotions and digital marketing activities. He will also be spearheading Jackson Hewitt's community partnerships and consumer-focused initiatives to cement the company's commitment to improve the financial well-being of its customers across all aspects of their financial health, beyond tax season. Mr. Hill joins Jackson Hewitt from Kelton Global, he served as Partner: Marketing Strategy, leading engagement for a diverse client roster, including Bloomin' Brands, Target and the NetSpend Corporation/BET Networks.

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. Appoints David Prokupek as President and Chief Executive Officer

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. announced that David Prokupek has been appointed president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Mr. Prokupek has a track record of successfully financial services and consumer growth companies most recently serving as Chairman and CEO of Smashburger. In addition, Mr. Prokupek served as chief investment officer and managing partner of Consumer Capital Partners.

InComm Partners with Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. to Unveil New GPR Card

InComm and Jackson Hewitt(R) announced the companies will launch the JH Preferred Card in November in time for tax season. The general purpose reloadable (GPR) card is a banking alternative and a fee structure that provides consumers with a safe, affordable and convenient financial tool. There are no fees for purchase transactions, calls to customer service or card-to-card transfers. JH Preferred enables consumers to direct deposit tax refunds to their card and load cash at more than 50,000 Vanilla Reload retail locations nationwide for a low fee up to $3.95. JH Preferred also offers cardholders rewards, a mobile app and other money management tools.

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