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Liberty Tax Service - Seasonal Opportunities

Accounting - Finance
25,000+ employees  |  
Liberty Tax Service® is the fastest growing international income tax service ever! Why? Liberty's growing brand name awareness in the tax industry is escalating due to an experienced management team and headquarters staff with over 600 combined years of tax, franchise, technical, marketing, and management experience. Many have worked previously for other competing tax franchisors. In addition, the company's proven operating system has the flexibility to adapt to constant changes in the tax industry.

Liberty's founder and CEO, John Hewitt, has a nationally recognized name in the tax and accounting world. He is a veteran of 42 tax seasons, the founder of two top tax preparation firms, and a former H&R Block regional director. Accounting Today magazine has yearly named him one of the accounting profession's top 100 most influential people ten times.

The International Franchise Association (IFA) has recognized Hewitt as Entrepreneur of the Year. This annual honor is presented to “an individual currently building a successful business venture who exemplifies the entrepreneurial spirit that franchising represents.”

In 1982, Hewitt founded Jackson Hewitt, the second largest tax preparation company, and started its franchise operations in 1986. Hewitt's business plan was to utilize the revolutionary "Hewtax" computerized tax interview software that he and his father created, and also outperform the competition with superlative customer service. Under Hewitt's tutelage, Jackson Hewitt grew from a local six-office operation to 1,345 offices when it sold in 1997 for $483,000,000.

Hewitt established Liberty Tax Service in Canada in September of 1997 when he acquired a Canadian tax franchisor. In tax season 1999, Liberty operated 35 offices in the U.S.

Liberty continues to focus on the future, with over 3,800 offices in 2011. Liberty is currently the third largest tax franchise company in the world. In May 2011, Entrepreneur magazine ranked Liberty Tax Service the "Best of the Best" franchise in the tax industry. In January 2011, Entrepreneur magazine ranked Liberty Tax Service #1 of the tax franchises on the Entrepreneur "Franchise 500." Liberty Tax Service is the only tax franchise on the Forbes "Top 20 Franchises to Start." (2011) Liberty is America's Tax Service offering computerized tax preparation, audit representation and free tax advice at every office.

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  • Be honest, show respect and have integrity
  • Monitor results not activities
  • Mistakes are a wise persons' education
  • Challenge ourselves, challenge each other, break boundaries
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Contact Us

By Phone:
Headquarters Local: 757-493-8855
Headquarters Toll Free: 800-790-3863
Headquarters Fax: 800-880-6432

By Mail:
Liberty Tax Service
1716 Corporate Landing Parkway
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454

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Una Inversión En Su Futuro
Over 800 Liberty Tax Professionals nationwide received the prestigious HISPANIC SERVICES SEAL OF EXCELLENCE certification.

(Virginia Beach, VA) Liberty Tax Service has made a commitment to the Latino community to provide them with service that is unmatched in the industry. To that end, we created a training program for our Franchisees that would teach them how to service the unique needs of the Hispanic client. The 22 week course includes instructions on culture, government and tax forms and the subtle proprieties relative to communicating with our Latino clients. This in-depth course was offered free-of-charge to all Franchisees and their staff.

Only Liberty Tax offices that have fluent, bilingual staffing and whose selected employees have met the qualifications associated with the 22 week course are eligible for certification. This exclusive recognition includes the honor of posting the Hispanic Services Seal of Excellence in their office windows that proclaims in Spanish “Orgullosamente Sirviendo A La Comunidad Hispana” or “Proudly Serving the Hispanic Community”. Offices bearing this insignia authenticate to the Latino community that they have been fully trained to service the Hispanic community’s tax needs, with a qualified bilingual translator on hand.

Liberty Tax Service has taken its commitment to the Hispanic community very seriously. We have an Hispanic Marketing Services Team whose charter is to assimilate with the Latino community so that we can ensure it is providing the right services and communicating with the Hispanic community in the right way.

John Hewitt, Founder and CEO of Liberty Tax explains that “To many Hispanics, the tax and ITIN process can be foreign and confusing. It’s important that we acknowledge their unique needs so we may facilitate this experience. They should be able to count on us to complete their applications and filings correctly, and they should feel assured that their information will be handled with the utmost confidentiality.”

Liberty Tax Service offices nationwide provide free ITIN applications for all immigrants.
Liberty Tax School
Nothing is as certain as an ever-changing and confusing income tax code. Liberty Tax Service® offers help. Liberty Tax Service’s Basic Income Tax classes educate the public about the latest tax changes, and every facet of individual income tax preparation. No prior tax experience is necessary to enroll and take the class. Enroll and you'll be on the way to freedom from the complexity of income tax regulations and the pursuit of a new career!

The curriculum is designed to cover the fundamentals of basic income tax preparation. With Liberty’s Basic Income Tax Course, instructors cover all schedules, credits and forms that can be filed with an individual tax return. Students apply their tax knowledge to prepare taxes both on paper and using the computer. The only cost may be a minimal charge for books.

Please choose from the traditional classroom setting or, for your convenience, we have online courses as well.

Basic Income Tax Course (10-Weeks)
Liberty’s Basic Income Tax Course begins the week after Labor Day. These courses can be offered in 10-week, 8-week and 6-week timeframes. We have flexible morning and evening courses. View the basic income tax course topic details.

Online Tax Schools
Still can’t find the time to attend Liberty’s Tax School at one of our offices? You are in luck! We now offer our Basic Income Tax Course as well as others online. These classes are also available for replay if you cannot attend the live event. View the different Online Tax Courses offered by Liberty Tax Service.

Rapid Class
Most offices will run Rapid Class during weekdays the 1st, 2nd, and/or 3rd week of January for those interested in an accelerated class that will teach the very basics of tax preparation. Register for Rapid Class.

Advanced Online Courses
The following Advanced Online courses are offered and CPE credits are available.

Sch C from A to Z
The course will cover how to prepare a Schedule C
Business Taxes
This course will teach how to prepare business tax returns for C Corporations, S Corporations, Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies.
Estates, Trusts and Gifts
The course will cover a basic understanding of estate, gift and fiduciary income taxes.

Registration, Availability and Fees
You can contact your local Liberty Tax Service office to register. Call 1-800-658-1042, to locate your closest Liberty Tax Service office.

Liberty Tax School’s are tuition FREE. There may be a small fee for books, which may vary per market. Find your local office for more information. 1-800-658-1042. Availability is based on classroom capacities per office.

Liberty Tax Service has been approved by the California Tax Education Council to offer Liberty Tax School (CTEC Course #2097-QE-0001), which fulfills the 60-hour “Qualifying Education” requirement imposed by the State of California to become a tax preparer.
Liberty Tax Service is approved by the state of Oregon to offer an 80-hour Basic Income Tax Course, which students must successfully complete in addition to passing the Oregon Tax Board Examination to apply for a tax preparer’s license.