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Liberty Tax provides tax preparation services and solutions in the United States and Canada. The Company also facilitates refund-based tax settlement financial products, such as refund transfer products, refund-based loans, and personal income tax refund discounting, as well as provides an online digital Do-It-Yourself tax program in the United States. Its customers include taxpayers who, for reasons of complexity, convenience, or the need for prompt tax refunds, seek assisted tax preparation services. Liberty Tax offers its products and services through a network of company-owned offices and franchised locations under the Liberty Tax, Liberty Tax Service, Liberty Income Tax, Liberty Canada, and SiempreTax+ brand names.
TypePublic
Founded1997
HQVirginia Beach, US
Websitelibertytax.com
Employee Ratings3.7

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Apr 2019)795(-47%)
Job Openings448
Revenue (FY, 2019)$132.5 M(-24%)
Share Price (Aug 2018)$9.2 (-10%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Liberty Tax

Nicole Ossenfort

Nicole Ossenfort

President and Chief Executive Officer

Liberty Tax Office Locations

Liberty Tax has an office in Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, US (HQ)
1716 Corporate Landing Pkwy
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Liberty Tax Financials and Metrics

Liberty Tax Revenue

Liberty Tax's revenue was reported to be $132.55 m in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

592.6m

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

298.0m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

50.3%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

61.9m

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

45.8m

Market capitalization (1-Aug-2018)

119.8m

Closing stock price (1-Aug-2018)

9.2

Cash (28-Mar-2020)

147.0m

EV

1.3b
Liberty Tax's current market capitalization is $119.8 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

117.9m131.2m147.6m159.7m162.2m173.4m174.0m174.9m132.5m

Revenue growth, %

11%12%8%2%7%0%

Sales and marketing expense

15.3m15.1m18.3m16.4m11.1m12.3m12.5m

General and administrative expense

31.2m34.8m40.6m43.9m58.2m69.0m42.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q1, 2020

Revenue

7.2m7.3m37.6m8.1m7.3m40.7m7.8m7.7m47.7m7.5m7.9m53.6m7.1m7.2m48.4m8.2m7.8m48.2m7.2m6.8m32.9m8.2m592.6m

Cost of goods sold

294.5m

Gross profit

298.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

50%
Annual
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013Y, 2013FY, 2014Y, 2014FY, 2015Y, 2015FY, 2016Y, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

2.1m1.7m19.8m19.0m19.0m46.1m46.1m21.4m21.4m9.9m9.9m16.4m18.5m23.0m

Accounts Receivable

71.3m65.7m65.9m46.1m71.7m49.9m54.7m66.8m58.6m

Prepaid Expenses

5.0m5.3m6.5m5.8m5.4m2.4m

Inventories

Quarterly
USDQ1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q1, 2020

Cash

2.2m1.2m849.0k8.6m2.6m3.7m8.6m4.6m3.2m4.4m4.0m1.8m4.9m3.7m3.5m6.3m5.2m4.1m6.2m5.1m4.3m90.6m147.0m

Accounts Receivable

62.5m80.6m129.6m53.8m71.1m133.6m59.3m66.6m124.5m64.4m71.4m149.9m69.6m78.6m70.5m76.5m133.1m60.7m40.1m62.1m64.0m136.3m

Prepaid Expenses

2.1m3.0m18.7m2.5m2.9m18.5m3.1m3.8m18.4m2.6m2.4m21.2m2.8m3.2m23.1m4.7m3.9m19.5m3.2m3.2m

Inventories

9.6m359.4m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

17.6m22.0m8.7m19.4m13.0m135.0k(2.2m)

Depreciation and Amortization

5.8m7.8m8.5m6.9m8.3m11.5m13.6m

Accounts Payable

(1.8m)2.6m2.7m(6.2m)556.0k1.5m(785.0k)

Cash From Operating Activities

28.4m43.5m24.5m29.8m32.4m27.6m17.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q1, 2020

Net Income

(6.4m)(12.8m)(10.8m)(5.9m)(14.4m)(10.3m)(8.6m)(20.0m)(18.1m)(8.5m)(17.6m)(12.9m)(9.4m)(18.8m)(16.3m)(9.8m)(22.9m)(24.4m)(19.4m)(32.2m)(32.6m)(19.1m)61.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.6m3.6m4.4m1.6m

Inventories

(40.1m)

Accounts Payable

(6.8m)41.9m
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Liberty Tax Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

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79/100

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Liberty Tax Online and Social Media Presence

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Liberty Tax News and Updates

Federal Court Permanently Bars Former Liberty Tax Service Owners from Tax Preparation Business

A federal court in Tampa, Florida has permanently barred Steven Doletzky, formerly doing business as Liberty Tax Service, from operating a tax return preparation business and preparing federal tax returns for others, the Justice Department announced today. read more

Liberty Tax parent settles with Justice Department, IRS

The deal includes a $3 million payment, and an agreement not to rehire the tax prep chain's founder, John Hewitt.

Government Announces Settlement With Liberty Tax To Resolve Fraud & Refund-Related Allegations

The Justice Department has announced a settlement with Franchise Group Intermediate L 1 LLC, (Liberty), the national franchisor and owner of Liberty Tax Service stores.

Liberty Tax, Inc. To Acquire Outlet Business From Sears Hometown And Outlet Stores, Inc.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. and HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Tax, Inc. ("Liberty Tax") (OTC Pink: TAXA), the parent company of Liberty Tax Service and Buddy's Home Furnishings, and Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. ("Sears Hometown") (NASDAQ: SHOS) today...

Liberty Tax Announces a Series of Strategic Transactions

Liberty Tax to Pursue New Franchise Centric Business Model

Liberty Tax Service Announces Fiscal Year 2019 Results

Average Returns for U.S. and Canadian Offices Show GrowthU.S. Average Net Fee per Return Increased by 3.6%
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Liberty Tax Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Liberty Tax founded?

    Liberty Tax was founded in 1997.

  • Who are Liberty Tax key executives?

    Liberty Tax's key executives are Nicole Ossenfort.

  • How many employees does Liberty Tax have?

    Liberty Tax has 795 employees.

  • What is Liberty Tax revenue?

    Latest Liberty Tax annual revenue is $132.5 m.

  • What is Liberty Tax revenue per employee?

    Latest Liberty Tax revenue per employee is $166.7 k.

  • Who are Liberty Tax competitors?

    Competitors of Liberty Tax include Mazars, Debevoise & Plimpton and Optima Tax Relief.

  • Where is Liberty Tax headquarters?

    Liberty Tax headquarters is located at 1716 Corporate Landing Pkwy, Virginia Beach.

  • Where are Liberty Tax offices?

    Liberty Tax has an office in Virginia Beach.

  • How many offices does Liberty Tax have?

    Liberty Tax has 1 office.