Liberty Tax Waves Good-bye to Cancer

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Liberty Tax Hosts a Waver Marathon to Benefit Relay for Life.

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Liberty Tax Waves Good-bye to Cancer.

In continuing the battle against cancer and sponsoring Relay for Life, Liberty Tax Service is hosting a Waver Marathon to “Wave Good-bye to Cancer” on Saturday, March 23, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at 1716 Corporate Landing Parkway in Virginia Beach. Liberty Tax Service will donate $1,000.00 to Relay for Life and award the best and final waver a $1,000.00 grand prize.

The event, which is open to the public, is free of charge and there is no entry fee to the Waver Competition. There will be food, drink, music, karaoke, local DJs, kid’s activities and a variety of games for those not competing.

“The waver competition is open to anyone who wishes to compete for $1,000.00 by dancing and waving while sporting a Liberty crown. It’s also for a great cause; everyone is touched by cancer in some way. We invite everyone to come out and just have some fun while supporting this important cause,” comments Martha O’Gorman, Chief Marketing Officer of Liberty Tax Service.

To date, Liberty Tax Service has raised over $183,000 in just three years since sponsoring Relay for Life. With the tireless efforts of franchisees and employees from coast to coast, Liberty Tax is raising awareness for this great organization.

About Liberty Tax Service        
Founded in 1997 by CEO John T. Hewitt, Liberty Tax Service is the fastest-growing tax preparation franchise ever. Liberty Tax Service has prepared over 10 million individual income tax returns to date. Liberty Tax Service and its nationwide network of over 30,000 tax preparers are ready to offer their assistance at any time.

According to the International Franchise Association’s Franchise Business Economic Outlook, the number of franchise units in the United States declined from 2009 until 2012. Currently there are approximately 27,000 fewer total franchise establishments operating in the United States than there were in 2008. (774,016 in 2008 compared to 746,828 in 2012). In spite of this downward trend, Liberty Tax Service increased its number of locations from 2,695 in 2008 to 4,183 in 2012.

Liberty Tax Service stands behinds community enrichment efforts by sponsoring various non-profit organizations and urging their employees and franchisees to give back to their communities. To extend that community support, Liberty also offers an online tax service, eSmart Tax, which enables some to do their own taxes wherever there’s a computer. eSmart Tax is backed by the tax professionals at Liberty Tax Service and its nationwide network of over 30,000 tax preparers, ready to offer their assistance at any time.

For a more in-depth look at Liberty Tax Service, visit or the Give Me Liberty! Magazine. Follow Liberty Tax on Facebook at and on Twitter at or check the blog at or contact Liberty Tax directly at 1-877-at-Liberty.

Media: Martha O’Gorman                            
Liberty Tax Service                                            
Chief Marketing Officer                                
(757) 301-8022                                        
martha (at) libtax (dot) com

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