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TaxSlayer Donates Percentage of New E-Filers’ Fees to Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Columbus, OH - 1/23/2017

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and TaxSlayer will join efforts during the 2017 tax season. TaxSlayer, which provides online tax preparation software for electronic filing of federal and state tax returns, will donate 15 percent of new e-filers’ tax preparation fees to support life-saving research and care at Nationwide Children’s beginning Jan. 25.
“On behalf of our patients, families and staff, we are grateful to TaxSlayer for this new philanthropic partnership,” said Jim Digan, president of the Nationwide Children’s Foundation. “We are extremely appreciative to TaxSlayer for this opportunity and what it means to our mission to help kids everywhere.”
E-filing for the national online initiative will begin Jan. 25 and will run through Tuesday, April 18, the final day to file Internal Revenue Service Tax Returns in 2017.
“TaxSlayer is excited to begin this partnership with Nationwide Children’s Hospital,” said Brian Rhodes, President and CEO of TaxSlayer. “Together, we are creating a way that people can give back to a worthy cause while filing their taxes.”
For more information about Nationwide Children’s and TaxSlayer’s collaboration this tax season, please visit
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About Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2016-17 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 11,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.2 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. Nationwide Children’s remains true to the original mission since its founding in 1892 of providing care regardless of a family’s ability to pay. More information is available at

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