VIRGINIA BEACH, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 6, 2015) - Liberty Tax, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAX)

Liberty Tax Service today announced that it will offer free state tax return preparation in participating offices throughout the United States to any TurboTax customer unable to file his or her state return using TurboTax online software. Taxpayers are urged to go to to find the office nearest them.

Additionally, in light of the recent headlines regarding identity theft associated with online tax preparation, Liberty Tax Service reminds taxpayers that in-office, face-to-face interaction is the most secure way to prepare tax returns. There are procedures required to be performed in tax offices that are not available for online tax filings, such as checking photo identification.

About Liberty Tax, Inc.
Founded in 1997 by CEO John T. Hewitt, Liberty Tax, Inc., is the parent company of Liberty Tax Service. Liberty Tax is the fastest-growing tax preparation franchise and has prepared almost 18 million individual income tax returns in more than 4,000 offices and online. Liberty Tax also supports local communities with fundraising endeavors and contributes as a national sponsor for many charitable causes. For a more in-depth look, visit Liberty Tax Service and interact with Liberty Tax on Twitter and Facebook.

Contact Information:

Kathy Donovan
Liberty Tax, Inc.
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
(757) 493-8855

Martha O'Gorman
Liberty Tax, Inc.
Chief Marketing Officer
(757) 301-8022