August 14, 2012 // Franchising.com // Virginia Beach, VA - Liberty Tax Service celebrated its status as a new public company with an official company group present for the bell ringing as NASDAQ (http://www.libertytax.com/default.aspx) opened August 13. Liberty Tax CEO John Hewitt was the official bell ringer when the market opened at 9:30 a.m., and many Liberty Tax franchisees and employees were on hand for the festivities. JTH Holding, Inc.,(NASDAQ:TAX), the parent company of Liberty Tax Service, obtained approval to list its shares of Class A Common Stock on the NASDAQ Global Market. Trading starting Monday, July 2, 2012. The NASDAQ events can be viewed at this site: http://www.nasdaq.com/marketsite/marketsite-events-detail.aspx?fn=201208-open08132012.txt.
“Becoming a public company is a milestone for our company, and it was an honor to be on hand to open trading on August 13,”commented John Hewitt, Founder and CEO of Liberty Tax.
Liberty Tax Serviceis the fastest-growing retail tax preparation company in the industry’s history, founded in 1997 by CEO John T. Hewitt, a pioneer in the tax industry. A tax school opportunity was the entry point for Hewitt’s start in the tax industry in 1969. The Company has over 4,100 offices in the United States and Canada, with the majority owned by franchisees. The Give Me Liberty (http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f0bdbb38#/f0bdbb38/1)! magazine contains more Liberty company news and information. Liberty's headquarters is located at 1716 Corporate Landing Parkway.
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