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): October 25, 2018
LIBERTY TAX, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification 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 8.01. Other Events.
On October 25, 2018, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Liberty Tax, Inc. (the “Company”) set the date of the Company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders for December 13, 2018 (the “2018 Annual Meeting”). The Board fixed the close of business on November 9, 2018 as the record date for the 2018 Annual Meeting.
Pursuant to Rule 14a-8 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, stockholders who wish to have a proposal considered for inclusion in the Company’s proxy materials for the 2018 Annual Meeting must ensure that such proposal is received by the Company no later than the close of business on November 5, 2018. Any such proposals must be received by such deadline at the Company’s principal executive offices at 1716 Corporate Landing Parkway, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454, Attention: Corporate Secretary.
Further, in accordance with the requirements for advance notice in the Company’s Bylaws for director nominations or other business to be brought before the 2018 Annual Meeting by a stockholder, written notice must be received by the Company’s Corporate Secretary no later than the close of business on November 5, 2018. Any such notice must comply with and contain all of the information required by the Company’s Bylaws. A copy of the Company’s Bylaws is filed as Exhibit 3.3 to the Company’s Form 10-K, as amended by Amendment No. 1 to Form 10-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 10, 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: October 26, 2018||By:||/s/ Nicole Ossenfort|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|