Form 8-K Liberty Tax, Inc. For: Nov 09
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): November 9, 2017
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 November 9, 2017, John Garel informed the Board of Directors of Liberty Tax, Inc. (the ‟Company”) that he does not intend to stand for re-election to the Board at the Company’s 2018 Annual Stockholders Meeting due to his concerns about recent Company events, which will be described further, as required, in an amended filing. Mr. Garel currently serves as the chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee of the Company.
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: November 10, 2017||By:||/s/ Vanessa Szajnoga|
|Vice President and General Counsel|