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Liberty Tax Service to Participate at International Franchise Expo at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City June 16-18

Company Executives Will Be Part of Panel Discussions and Founder John T. Hewitt Will Be On Hand to Sign Copies of His Book, iCompete: My Extraordinary Strategy for Winning

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/16/16 -- Liberty Tax, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAX)

Liberty Tax Service will be participating at the International Franchise Expo, the largest franchise expo in the country, as panelists. They will be educating franchisors from across the country in a number of topics, including the franchisor-franchisee relationship and franchising in diverse communities. The three-day event includes chats, panels and workshop sessions tackling in-depth issues facing franchising today. Liberty Tax Service will be at Booth 315.

The range in topics, from buying a franchise to franchising internationally, will serve as a springboard for prospective franchisees and franchisors as well as current franchisors. Some of the breakout sessions taking place are:

The Franchisor-Franchisee Relationship: Striking the Perfect Balance
Panelists: Martha O'Gorman - CMO, Liberty Tax Service and Greg Carafello, master franchisee, Liberty Tax Service
Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Room: 1B02

Franchising and Diverse Communities: How to Be in Business for Yourself, But Not by Yourself
Panelist: Laura Contreras-Rowe - COO, SiempreTax+
Time: 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Room: 1B02

In addition to all IFE sessions, the 'granddaddy of taxes' and Liberty Tax Service Founder and CEO, John T. Hewitt will be on hand to sign copies of his book, iCompete: My Extraordinary Strategy for Winning on Friday, June 17, from 1-3PM at Booth 315.

"We are excited for this year's IFE and to be able to impart our knowledge of the franchising industry to our colleagues, peers and prospective franchisees," said Hewitt. "I look forward to signing copies of my book for those in attendance at this year's expo."

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Liberty Tax Service is committed to opening the doors of ownership to men and women who seek to lead their own businesses. Liberty Tax Service is one of the fastest growing tax preparation franchises with more than 4,100 locations across the U.S. and Canada.

About Liberty Tax, Inc.

Founded in 1997 by CEO John T. Hewitt, Liberty Tax, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAX) is the parent company of Liberty Tax Service. Liberty Tax is one of the fastest-growing tax preparation franchises and has prepared almost 20 million individual income tax returns in more than 4,100 offices and online. Liberty Tax's online services are available through eSmart Tax, Liberty Online and DIY Tax, and are all backed by the tax professionals at Liberty Tax locations and its nationwide network of approximately 21,000 seasonal tax preparers. Liberty Tax also supports local communities with fundraising endeavors and contributes as a national sponsor for many charitable causes. For a more in-depth look, visit Liberty Tax Service and interact with Liberty Tax on Twitter and Facebook.

Martha O'Gorman
Chief Marketing Officer
Liberty Tax Service
(888) 848-5344

Source: Liberty Tax Service