WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 12 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ –Liberty Tax Service customers who donate $50 or more at participating locations* to the March of Dimes on March 27 will get their 2008 taxes prepared for free.
Funds raised will support March for Babies, the annual event from the March of Dimes that helps give every baby a healthy start in life. For the second year, Liberty Tax Service is a national sponsor of the March for Babies. In its first year, they became the 15th top corporate fundraising team for the event overall.
“This is a tremendous offering by Liberty Tax — serving the community through its generous support of March of Dimes work to fund research, help moms, and support families,” said Jennifer L. Howse, Ph.D., president of the March of Dimes. “Such commitment makes a measurable difference, and continues the March of Dimes legacy of neighbor helping neighbor. Liberty Tax is again showing its priority to do ‘good in the neighborhood.'”
“Liberty Tax Service employees are excited about all the ways we’re generating support for March of Dimes programs that benefit moms and babies in their communities,” said John Hewitt, CEO and Founder of Liberty Tax Service. “Last year we helped to raise nearly three quarters of a million dollars to support March for Babies and all the research and programs it funds for healthy babies. This year we are working to do even better.”
The nation’s oldest and best-loved annual walking event, March for Babies, will take place this spring in more than 900 communities in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
Liberty Tax Service is helping to spread awareness and provide opportunities for the community to get involved with March for Babies. In addition to the Free Tax Day on March 27th, donations are being accepted at Liberty Tax offices throughout the tax season. Join Liberty Tax in their efforts to help give every baby a healthy start in life.
About Liberty Tax Service
Liberty Tax Service (www.libertytax.com) is the fastest growing retail tax preparation company in the industry’s history, with over 3,200 offices in the United States and Canada. The company plans to open up to 500 new offices in January 2010. Founded in 1997 by CEO John T. Hewitt, a pioneer in the tax industry, Liberty Tax Service has prepared over 6,000,000 individual income tax returns. With 40 years of tax industry experience, Hewitt stands as the most experienced CEO in the tax preparation business, having also founded Jackson Hewitt Tax Service.
Liberty Tax Service (www.libertytax.com) provides computerized income tax preparation, electronic filing, refund loans, and online filing through eSmart Tax at www.esmarttax.com. Each office offers customers audit assistance, a money back guarantee, and free tax return checking. The Liberty Tax Service franchise opportunity has climbed to #3 on the latest Entrepreneur “Franchise 500.”
About the March of Dimes
The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. With chapters nationwide and its premier event, March for Babies, the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. The walk starts here at marchforbabies.org. For the latest resources and information, visit marchofdimes.com or nacersano.org.
*Offer may vary among participating Liberty Tax Service franchises
SOURCE March of Dimes