Sears deducts H&R Block
A new agreement with Jackson Hewitt Tax Service will keep tax preparation in the Sears lineup.
For Sears stores, H&R Block is out, and Jackson Hewitt Tax Service is in. The Hoffman Estates, Ill.-based retailer announced the agreement with Jackson Hewitt that will enable tax preparation services both in-store and online.
The service will begin in January 2013.
"Sears continues to look for opportunities to put the customer at the center of everything we do, and we are pleased to extend our Sears Tax Services with today's agreement with Jackson Hewitt," said Dave Schuvie, VP licensed business and specialty income, Sears Holdings. "This new agreement will offer professional tax services in Sears stores nationwide and deliver added an benefit to the millions of ShopYourWay members."