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Become a Tax Preparer

Want a job that works around you for a change? Enjoy a flexible schedule, earning extra income, perfecting a life skill that helps millions every year, and more as a Jackson Hewitt Tax Pro.

5 great reasons to become a Tax Professional

Preparing taxes for people just like you, helping your local clients get every dollar they deserve is meaningful work.

  • Flexibility

    Days or nights or weekends, part-time or full-time, and your summers off.

  • Extra income

    Seasonal work that can lead to more money for the holidays, or any day.

  • Life skill

    We all pay taxes but not all of us know how to do taxes. Tax Pros are in-demand experts.

  • Reliable work

    Come back again year after year as the local tax hero your clients can’t wait to see.

  • Keep learning

    Continuing education courses for advanced tax prep to grow your success.

Get to know our Tax Pros

Beginners or experienced, bilingual or not at all, local franchise or Walmart store, what our Pros have in common is how much they value Jackson Hewitt. Hear their stories.

Darwin Bell

First year Tax Pro, Georgia

Maria Garcia

Tax Pro, Michigan

Robyn Swann

Tax Pro, Nevada

How to become a Tax Preparer

  • 1

    Apply online. An interview will follow if selected.

  • 2

    Your local office will help you enroll in tax education classes

  • 3

    Get started preparing taxes as a Jackson Hewitt Tax Pro!

Who are Jackson Hewitt Tax Pros?

They aren’t math wizards—they're just like you! Stay-at-home parents, gig-workers, retirees, or anyone looking for flexible, impactful work close to home.

Flexible parents

Busy schedule but want more for yourself? Find seasonal part-time hours that work for you and your family as a local Tax Pro.


Retired veterans and those simply enjoying the golden years have found new ways to earn extra income on the side, while helping neighbors and locals with their taxes.

Gig workers

You’re no stranger to seeking extra income through flexible hours. Being a Tax Pro is the ultimate side-gig if you’re looking for seasonal part-time or full-time work.


What Jackson Hewitt Tax Pros value

"Helping people file an accurate return and get the best refund possible."

- Shelly R.

Tax Pro

"Encouraging and enabling new tax preparers to be the best they can be."

- Lisa J.

Tax Pro

“The ability to work on my own, but still have team members to assist when needed.”

- Angie D.

Tax Pro

Testimonials are from Tax Pros employed by either corporate owned or independently owned franchise locations.
Photos are illustrative only.