SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): May 9, 2018
LIBERTY TAX, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
(State of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
1716 Corporate Landing Parkway, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On May 9, 2018, Nicholas Bates, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Liberty Tax, Inc. (the ‟Company”), provided notice of his resignation, effective at a mutually agreed-upon last day of employment, to Nicole Ossenfort, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Subsequently, on May 15, 2018, the Company and Mr. Bates agreed that his resignation would be effective on June 15, 2018, following the anticipated filing of the Company’s Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarters ended October 31, 2017 and January 31, 2018.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|LIBERTY TAX, INC.|
|Date: May 15, 2018||By:||/s/ Nicole Ossenfort|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|