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Jackson-Hewitt Tax School

Scary thing to do -- I signed up for Jackson-Hewitt Tax School yesterday. The personable young lady who administered my registration test asked me "why do you want to come to tax school?" I told her I write a blog. People reading my blog need simple information about taxes and I sure need to understand taxes if I'm going to write a money blog. She smiled at the idea of the blog and took my $99 (it's a free course, but the books cost a pretty penny). You can go to tax school too. The time to enroll is now! H&R Block  has a tax school as well, but the last time I checked, it costs around  $250. If you do well, they will sign you up for part-time work if you are interested. I probably won't do it, since the hourly pay to begin with is pretty low. But it could be a life-saver for someone who lost their job during the recession. This is the season that tax schools do their training. You won't be able to sign up for one of these cours