January 30, 2013 – Virginia Beach, VA—Electronic filing for federal tax returns begins today and the IRS will now begin to accept federal income tax returns for processing. eSmart Tax encourages all of its fans and customers to use e-file to get the biggest refund fast and ensure accurate tax preparation.  

“According to the IRS, taxpayers that use e-file significantly reduce the risk of making common mistakes,” states Paul Walters, eSmart Tax’s Marketing Director. “The easyonline tax preparation platform of eSmart Tax offers an excellent opportunity for users to take advantage of e-file, file their taxes fast, and get their refunds quickly.”

eSmart Tax’s feature-rich platform makes preparing their taxes easy for all users. With eSmart Tax, taxpayers get many benefits:

  • Four products to meet everyone’s tax needs – Basic, Deluxe, Premium, and State
  • Fast, convenient tax preparation
  • Get the biggest refund—guaranteed!
  • CPA Audit Assistance is free with all returns.
  • Help when you need it at no extra charge. Get instant answers through live chat with Customer Support.

Today’s e-file opening marks the 23rd season that the IRS has accepted tax returns electronically.  While e-file traditionally opens between the first and middle weeks of January, the IRS set January 30 as this year’s e-file opening date to accommodate changes related to the fiscal cliff delays.

About JTH Holding, Inc Founded in 1997 by CEO John T. Hewitt, JTH Holding, Inc. is the parent company of Liberty Tax Service. As the fastest-growing tax preparation franchise ever, Liberty Tax Service has prepared over 10 million individual income tax returns. Liberty also offers an online tax service, eSmart Tax, which enables customers to do their own taxes wherever there’s a computer. eSmart Tax is backed by the tax professionals at Liberty Tax Service and its nationwide network of over 30,000 tax preparers, ready to offer their assistance at any time. For a more in-depth look at Liberty Tax Service, visit www.libertytax.com.