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Jackson Hewitt CEO David P. Prokupek
David P. Prokupek
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    Former Employee - Tax Preparer in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Tax Preparer in Orlando, FL

    I worked at Jackson Hewitt full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Learn 1040s. Friendly environment. Classes are good for learning.

    Cons

    Low hourly rate. Changes with experience

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    Keep up the good work.

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Jackson Hewitt Interviews

Updated Mar 11, 2015
Updated Mar 11, 2015

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    Tax Professional Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Jackson Hewitt.

    Interview Details

    Applied online about 6 months then got a chance to interview in person.
    Training took about 3-4 months but it depends on your educational background, the more you know about tax system, the more likely you will get a better position.
    Payment is average but you will get a great deal of experience esp your management.

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Website www.jacksonhewitt.com
Headquarters Parsippany, NJ
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year

For Jackson Hewitt, there's no season like tax season. The #2 tax preparer in the US behind H&R Block, Jackson Hewitt prepares tax returns for primarily low- and middle-income customers through more than 6,300 offices (primarily franchises), including locations within Wal-Mart Stores and mall kiosks. The firm's tax preparers, which use its proprietary ProFiler decision-tree software, filed more than two million tax returns in the fiscal year ended April 2010. Beset by heavy debt that followed aggressive expansion, Jackson Hewitt filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection... More

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