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Company: Jackson Hewitt Inc.
Current Parent CompanyJackson Hewitt
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Penalty: $125,000
Year: 2004
Date: March 2, 2004
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: Tax preparer Jackson Hewitt Inc. agreed to a settlement, including a $125,000 fine, of allegations that it played a part in deceptively promoting high-interest loans to clients anticipating income tax refunds.
Level of Government: local
Action Type: agency action
Agency: New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: New York
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: New Jersey
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: tax preparation services
Source of Data: Tax preparer settles, Newsday, March 2, 2004 (via Nexis).
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Current parent company note: Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.