Review Contest Rules

THE FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES IS FOR PLAY IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES LAW. DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES AT THE TIME OF ENTRY.

YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.

ALL ENTRANTS MUST HAVE A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. This sweepstakes begins September 5, 2013 and is open to all legal United States residents at least 18 years old at time of entry, except employees of The Income Tax School, Inc. any of its affiliate companies, subsidiaries, retailers, suppliers, vendors, sales representatives, distributors, advertising agencies, promotional suppliers and the immediate families and household members of each. Sweepstakes ends September 18, 2013. Void where prohibited.

How to enter:

  1. Register for the contest by submitting a complete product review online on www.theincometaxschool.com between September 5 and September 18, 2013. Contest entry requires entrant to enter a valid name, email address, and location when writing a review on www.theincometaxschool.com. Only first name, last initial and location will be posted online. One valid and complete product review equals one contest entry. Multiple reviews of the same product are not valid. “SPAM” or fraudulent reviews will not be posted and all entries from said user will be void. Entries must be received by www.theincometaxschool.com by 11:59 PM EST September 18, 2013. This contest is sponsored by The Income Tax School, Inc. and its agencies are not responsible for lost, damaged, misdirected, illegible or incomplete registrations, reviews, or entries.
  2. Alternative Method of Entry. You may also submit an entry by sending a 3″ by 5″ postcard to The Income Tax School, Inc. ATTN: Review Contest, 10120 W. Broad St., Suite A, Glen Allen, VA 23060. On the postcard, the entrant should write “PRODUCT REVIEW CONTEST” and include his or her name, address, date of birth and phone number. Mail in entries for the first entry period must be postmarked by September 18, 2013 to be eligible to receive the prize.

First Place Prize: $250 Shopping Spree. The winner will be determined through a random drawing from all eligible entries on or around September 18, 2013. The winner will be notified by telephone, mail or email within 3 days of the drawing. Taxes and shipping and handling are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Second Place Prize: $150 Shopping Spree. The winner will be determined through a random drawing from all eligible entries on or around September 18, 2013. The winner will be notified by telephone, mail or email within 3 days of the drawing. Taxes and shipping and handling are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Third Place Prize: $100 Shopping Spree. The winner will be determined through a random drawing from all eligible entries on or around September 18, 2013. The winner will be notified by telephone, mail or email within 3 days of the drawing. Taxes and shipping and handling are the sole responsibility of the winner.

The Income Tax School, Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this sweepstakes should viruses, bugs, or other causes beyond the control of The Income Tax School, Inc. corrupt the administration, security or proper administration of sweepstakes The Income Tax School, Inc. is not responsible for computer system, hardware, software or program malfunction or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an electronic entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the e-mail account is registered.

The Income Tax School, Inc.’s decisions are final and binding with regard to this sweepstakes. Odds of winning the prize will be determined by the number of eligible entries received.

All entries become property of The Income Tax School, Inc.. Except at The Income Tax School, Inc.’s discretion, no cash redemptions, substitutes, or transfer of prizes allowed. Prizewinner grants The Income Tax School, Inc. the right to use his/her name and likeness in advertising and promotion without further compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law. Any and all taxes and shipping and handling on prizes are responsibility of winner. As a condition of entering, entrants (or their parent or legal guardian if an eligible minor) agree (and agree to confirm in writing): (a) to release Sponsors, their affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, sales representatives, distributors and the advertising and promotional agencies, and each of their officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liability, loss or damage incurred with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession, taxes, and/or use or misuse of any prize, including without limitation, loss, damage, system damage, loss of property or data, accidents, injuries, or death, (b) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (c) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this sweepstake, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (d) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs. Winner will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release within 14 days of notification. If prize notification e-mail or prize returned as undeliverable, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner. Limit one prize per person/address. Void where prohibited.

Except where prohibited, entrants agree that: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforcement of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and its agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of Virginia without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction. Entrant agrees that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this sweepstakes, or awarding of the prizes, shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of Virginia and entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such action. Except where prohibited, by participating in this sweepstakes, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this sweepstakes, or awarding of the prizes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in the sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Such jurisdictions do not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above my not apply to you.

Please view our privacy policy at http://www.theincometaxschool.com/privacy-policy/ to see how we use personal information collected in connection with this contest. To obtain a copy of the winner’s name; send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

The Income Tax School, Inc.
Attn: Product Review Contest
10120 W. Broad St., Suite A
Glen Allen, VA 23060

Sponsor: The Income Tax School, Inc., 10120 W. Broad St., Suite A, Glen Allen, VA 23060