Tax Time Brings Jackson Hewitt To AM/FM


By Diana Stokey, Media Monitors

The annual deadline for filing federal income tax is nearly here, and that saw Jackson Hewitt soar from No. 20 to No. 7, airing 25,562 spots, in the newest Media Monitors Radio Spot Ten report.

The Home Depot held on to No. 1, with a whopping 77,108 spots.

The US Department of Transportation climbed to No. 2 with 40,287 ads, while GEICO remained at No. 3 with 39,374 commercials. iHeartRadio dropped to No. 4 with 38,509 spots and Lowe’s dropped as well to No. 5 with 31,591 ads.

Mattress Firm fell to No. 6 with 30,919 commercials while  JCPenney ascended from No. 13 to No. 8 with 24,162 ads while McDonald’s slipped to No. 9 airing 23,186 commercials. Boost Mobile came back on the scene at No. 10 with 20,868 spots.