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Refund Advance is even BIGGER!

The No Fee Refund Advance is even bigger, up to $3500! Or for the first time ever, choose your Refund Advance. If you qualify, increase your Refund Advance with the Go Big, a 35.9% APR loan.

See if you prequalify for a Refund Advance

Getting a Refund Advance is easy. Just prequalify and book your appointment to prepare your taxes. After you prequalify, choose which Refund Advance you're interested in!

The Refund Advance choice is yours!

No Fee

Up to
$3500

0% APR loan

Go BIG

From
$1000 to
$7000

35.9% APR loan

How it works

1
See if you prequalify
Find out how much you could get!
2
Come into office and we’ll do your taxes
Come by an office to apply and a Tax Pro will prepare your taxes.
3
Upload your W-2 online or give it to your Tax Pro
Your Tax Pro will complete and file your taxes.
4
If approved, get a Refund Advance!
NO FEE REFUND ADVANCE

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FAQ

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When can I get a Refund Advance?

  • The Early Refund Advance is available beginning December 19, 2018 at select participating Jackson Hewitt locations
  • The No Fee Refund Advance is available beginning January 2, 2019 and the program ends on February 24, 2019.
  • The Go Big Refund Advance is available beginning January 2, 2019 and the program ends on February 3, 2019.

What is the No Fee Refund Advance?

No Fee Refund Advance is a no fee, 0% APR loan provided by MetaBank® at participating Jackson Hewitt locations. Clients could get up to $3,500 when Jackson Hewitt files their taxes. The No Fee Refund Advance is available beginning January 2, 2019 and the program ends on February 24, 2019.


What is the Go Big Refund Advance?

Go Big Refund Advance is a loan provided by MetaBank® that has a fixed APR of 35.9% and is available at participating Jackson Hewitt locations. Clients could get between $1,000 and $7,000. The Go Big Refund Advance is available beginning January 2, 2019 and the program ends on February 3, 2019. Interest is charged on a daily basis. For example, for every $1,000 borrowed over a 24 day term (which is about average), total amount payable by your Federal tax refund is $1,023.61 including interest.


What are the different loan amounts that are available?

  • No Fee Refund Advance loan sizes can be $200, $500, $750, $1,000, $1,500 and $3,500 for qualifying clients.
  • Go Big Refund Advance loan sizes can be $1,000, $1,500, $2,000, $3,000, $4,500, $5,000 and $7,000 for qualifying clients.
  • With Early Refund Advance, qualifying clients can access between $200–$400 of the No Fee or Go Big loan as early as December 19, 2018.

How can I prequalify for Refund Advance?

Answer a few questions on jacksonhewitt.com to find out in minutes how much you could prequalify for.


Does Refund Advance cost money?

This year there are two kinds of Refund Advance loans. The first is the No Fee Refund Advance, which has no fee and 0% APR. The second is the brand-new Go Big Refund Advance, which has much larger loan amounts than the No Fee Refund Advance. The Go Big Refund Advance has a fixed APR of 35.9% for the life of the loan, and interest charges are capped at 45 days. If you apply for and get approved for a Go Big Refund Advance, you will automatically be approved for a No Fee Refund Advance, and will be presented both options. It’s your choice! Go Big, or go No Fee.


How long do I have to pay back the Refund Advance?

If you obtain a No Fee or a Go Big Refund Advance, the amount you owe will be deducted directly from your tax refund so you don’t need to worry about writing a check to repay your loan amount.


How do I receive the Refund Advance?

Loans can be disbursed via a prepaid card or directly deposited into a qualified account of your choosing.


How long will it take to get my Refund Advance?

If you are approved and choose to have your Refund Advance disbursed via a prepaid card, you will receive the loan amount within minutes to 24 hours; or, if you choose Direct Deposit, you will receive the loan amount in one to five business days.


Can I apply for a Refund Advance with self-employment income only?

If you have valid forms of income verification, you are able to apply for the loan.


Will applying for a Refund Advance impact my credit score?

No. Your credit score will not be affected when you apply for a Refund Advance.


Do I need good credit to qualify?

Historically, No Fee Refund Advance has had high approval rates, but approval varies from customer to customer. Customers can be approved for a Refund Advance loan even if they do not have a credit history.


Will I be approved for a Refund Advance?

Approval for a Refund Advance is not guaranteed. Historically, No Fee Refund Advance has had high approval rates, but approval varies from customer to customer. You can find out from the comfort of your own home. Go online and see how much you could prequalify for.


How early can I get money?

If you qualify for an Early Refund Advance, you could get up to $400 as early as December 19, 2018.


What is the Early Refund Advance?

Early Refund Advance is a no fee, 0% APR loan that is available to clients beginning December 19, 2018 when they bring their pay stub or other income verification to a participating Jackson Hewitt location. Early Refund Advance loans range from $200-$400. Clients receive the rest of their Refund Advance when they upload or bring in their W-2 in January.


Why Jackson Hewitt?

WE’LL MAKE IT EASY

We do the work so you don't have to worry. Open late and weekends, no appointment necessary.

WE’LL FIGHT FOR YOU

We're not tax machines. We're Tax Pros who are happy to answer all of your questions.

WE KNOW OUR STUFF

We'll dig deep to get you 100% Accuracy. Maximum Refund Guaranteed.