MetaBank® Partners with the Latino Tax Professionals Association

Jul 23 2018

EPS Financial and Refund Advantage, divisions of MetaBank, named Preferred Bank Partners

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MetaBank®, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Meta Financial Group, Inc.® (NASDAQ:CASH) ("Meta") and a leader in delivering innovative payment, community banking and financing solutions to partners throughout the country, announced that two of its tax divisions, EPS Financial (“EPS”) and Refund Advantage, were recently named as Preferred Bank Partners for the Latino Tax Professionals Association (“LTPA”). Both divisions are now primary sponsors of the association as well as the preferred refund transfer bank partners for the association. EPS and Refund Advantage provide financial services such as interest-free refund advances and tax refund-transfer solutions.

The newly announced partner status furthers Meta’s goal of providing industry-leading content and technology to the tax industry.

“We have provided tax refund transfer services to the Spanish-speaking community for years,” said Clark Gill, President of the Meta Tax Division. “Our relationship with LTPA is the culmination of years of commitment to customers of all backgrounds. This is a great opportunity to showcase our tax payment services solutions and support LTPA members with our industry knowledge.”

“We are excited to announce our relationship with EPS and Refund Advantage,” said Carlos Lopez, LTPA President. “We want to provide the best services possible for our members and this announcement reinforces that initiative. EPS and Refund Advantage are both major players in the tax industry and we look forward to their collective expertise in helping our members grow their businesses.”

LTPA has 10,000 members that reach 500,000 Latino small businesses and over 2 million Latino households. EPS currently serves 20,000 tax offices, while Refund Advantage serves 27,000 tax offices.

About Meta Financial Group

Meta Financial Group, Inc. ("Meta") is the holding company for MetaBank®, a federally chartered savings bank. Meta shares of common stock are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market® under the symbol CASH. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, S.D., MetaBank operates in both the Banking and Payments industries through: MetaBank, its community banking operation; Meta Payment Systems, its electronic payments division; AFS/IBEX, its commercial insurance premium financing division; and Refund Advantage, EPS Financial and Specialty Consumer Services, its tax-related financial solutions divisions. More information is available at metafinancialgroup.com.

About Latino Tax Professionals Association

The Latino Tax Professionals Association (“LTPA”) is a professional trade association dedicated to excellence in the field of tax preparation and related services. LTPA supports all those who serve the Spanish speaking taxpayer. Our members work in all areas of tax practice, including individual practitioners, accounting and bookkeeping services, enrolled agents, certified public accountants, and immigration attorneys. We provide training, seminars, workshops, and our website is an important resource tool for members, students, and visitors. Visit latinotaxpro.org to learn more.

Media Contact: Investor Relations Contact:
Katie LeBrun Brittany Kelley Elsasser
Corporate Communications Director Director of Investor Relations
605.362.5140 605.362.2423
klebrun@metabank.com bkelley@metabank.com

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