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eSmart Tax Offers Free Online Tax Filing for All Americans
Jan 29, 2010 (12:01 PM EST)


VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, everyone in America can file their federal taxes for free at www.eSmartTax.com. eSmart Tax, the online division of Liberty Tax Service, is offering two ways taxpayers can file their federal return online for free this year: the always-free Basic edition and the free Deluxe edition for Johnsons through www.IamAJohnson.com.

Taxpayers with the last name Johnson can file with their federal taxes for free using eSmart Tax’s Deluxe edition by visiting a special promotional website at www.IamAJohnson.com. Why? According to the Census Bureau, there 2,121,489 Johnsons in America, making it the second most popular name in the nation; and it’s also the last name of eSmart’s new spokesperson, Daryl Johnson, an eSmart customer from Richmond, Virginia. The last name is representative of the everyday taxpayer, someone who wants to file their return with ease and accuracy while generating the biggest refund they deserve. The Deluxe edition offers the same fast, easy and secure features of the always-free Basic edition, plus CPA Audit Assistance, data forwarding from previous returns and “What If?” scenarios to maximize the e-filer’s refund. eSmart is offering this Deluxe edition federal tax filing -- a $9.95 value -- for free to all persons with the last name Johnson in the US.

But there are 302 million Americans not named Johnson in the United States. The good news is that they can also file their taxes for free at www.eSmartTax.com. By filing with the nationally acclaimed Basic edition, e-filers are offered technical support and security backed by IRS e-file technology for free.

This year every American can file their federal taxes for free with eSmart Tax: 2.1 million people with the last name of Johnson can e-file with the Deluxe edition for free; and everyone else (whether their name is Thompson or Smith or OchoCinco) can file with the Basic edition for free.

About eSmart Tax

eSmart Tax is backed by the professional integrity of Liberty Tax Service and its network of 15,000 tax preparers and more than 3,400 offices nationwide. Liberty Tax is a trusted leader in the tax preparation industry for more than 10 years, so e-filers can rest assured their tax returns are in good hands.

SOURCE eSmart Tax