September 15, 2014 5:32 AM 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 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.

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. Names Brian Haile as Senior Vice President for Health Policy

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. announced that it has named Brian Haile as the company's first senior vice president for health policy. In this newly-created position, Mr. Haile will be responsible for the planning and execution of programs and services surrounding the Affordable Care Act and assisting Jackson Hewitt clients in navigating new tax credit programs and insurance exchanges. He will also serve as a liaison with Federal and state agencies. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Haile served as the Director of the Insurance Exchange Planning Initiative of Tennessee, where he worked with the Director of the Bureau of TennCare and the Commissioner for the Department of Commerce & Insurance to advise the Governor on this and related issues related to the federal health reform legislation. In his previous role as the Deputy Director for Benefits Administration, he oversaw the benefit redesign and procurement functions for Tennessee's public employee health plans. His past experience also includes positions as the Eligibility Chief for the District of Columbia's Medicaid program and as a consultant at Alicia Smith & Associates, LLC in Washington, DC, as well as research work for the Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California, San Francisco and at the HIV Clinical Research Centre in Cape Town, South Africa.

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