Jackson Hewitt Technology Services is the latest tax preparer to end its partnership with Republic Bancorp, following the bank's decision to no longer offer refund-anticipation loans.

On Tuesday, the $3.3 billion-asset company in Louisville, Ky., announced that it received a termination notice from Jackson Hewitt. Republic provided electronic refund check and deposit products to Jackson Hewitt customers, along with refund-anticipation loans. While Republic is continuing to offer the check and deposit products, Jackson Hewitt said the agreement hinged on the company's the ability to make the loans in the 2013 and 2014 tax seasons.

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