SAN RAMON, CA, JANUARY 12, 2011
– AccountNow, Inc., one of the nation’s largest prepaid debit card
companies, and ezTaxReturn.com, a leading tax preparation software company, have teamed up to make filing tax returns and the receipt of tax refunds
less expensive, more reliable and quicker for the estimated 40 million lower income U.S. consumers who do not have established credit or traditional banking relationships.
“Research shows that most lower income families have their taxes done by paid preparers who often charge high fees and provide an inconsistent quality of service”, said Jim Jones, CEO of AccountNow, Inc. “As a result, these taxpayers may be missing legitimate deductions such as the Earned Income Credit, and may not be getting the full refund they deserve.”
Through the partnership between these two companies, taxpayers can use the highly reliable exTaxReturn.com online service to prepare and file their taxes and get their refund faster on an AccountNow prepaid debit card. They can bypass the hassle of high fees and waiting for a check to come in the mail and then trying to cash it.
Doing taxes with ezTaxReturn is quick, easy and accurate. Consumers who visit www.accountnow.com simply follow the on-screen prompts to get the biggest refund possible and file their return. Most people will be able to complete their tax return
and e-file it with the Internal Revenue Service in 30 minutes or less. The program is free to try and consumers only pay if they use the service to e-file their return. Satisfaction is guaranteed or consumers receive their money back.
“Tax refunds belong to the taxpayer. Why unnecessarily pay a tax preparer who charges an upfront fee when you can use ezTaxReturn.com, an inexpensive online program, to get your refund faster on a prepaid debit card?,” added Jones.