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October 2, 2012

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.

August 2, 2011

Tax services giant H&R Block has named Home Depot's Marvin Ellison and Tractor Supply's James Wright as prospective members of its board of directors.

Ellison, 46, is Home Depot's executive VP U.S. stores. He has been with the Atlanta-based home improvement retailer since 2002, and previously held management positions with Target Corp. 

Wright, 61, is CEO of Brentwood, Tenn.-based Tractor Supply Co. He was also CEO of Tire Kingdom.