Founded in 1997 by John Hewitt, Liberty Tax®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAX) is the parent company of SiempreTax+, LLC, doing business as SiempreTax+, and Liberty Tax Service®. Liberty Tax® is one of the fastest-growing tax preparation franchises and has prepared almost 18 million individual income tax returns in more than 4,000 offices and online.
SiempreTax+ was launched in 2014 as a national Hispanic tax preparation franchise and is committed to providing 100% customer satisfaction and in-demand services to Spanish-speaking clients. SiempreTax+ is aligned with Una Familia Sin Fronteras Foundation, which develops and supports educational opportunities for Hispanic immigrants.
Liberty Tax Service® started in Canada on September 1, 1997, when founder John Hewitt acquired a Canadian tax franchisor, U&R Tax Depot. In 1998, the company became Liberty Tax Service® and opened 5 offices in the United States. Liberty Tax Service® is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and continues to expand, offering personal income tax services in an ever-growing list of locations nationwide.
The knowledge of the management team and headquarters staff spans over many years of tax and franchise industry experience. That's a powerful resource when it comes to developing systems, training programs, and marketing strategies. This experience is what has driven us to such remarkable growth in a short period of time.
CEO Ed Brunot is poised to help take SiempreTax+ to the next level. Both a decorated military veteran and an experienced business leader and motivator, Mr. Brunot is working with executive leadership and SiempreTax+ franchisees and employees all across the country to continue to build a culture of industry-leading business ideas that allow entrepreneurs to succeed and thrive.
In 2017, SiempreTax+ was named a Top New Franchise by Entrepreneur magazine.