|Liberty Tax Service is a retail income tax preparation firm serving the United States and Canada. We are the second largest international tax service. The company is ranked one of the top franchise opportunities in Entrepreneur magazine's list of top 500 franchises. The ratings are based on financial strength, stability, growth rate, size of the system, start-up costs and financing options. John Hewitt holds the distinction of being the only CEO and founder to be listed twice in the top 30 companies in Entrepreneur magazine. He founded Jackson Hewitt in 1982 and Liberty Tax Service? in 1997.