SEC FORM 4 SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
HAAHR J TYLER

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O META FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.
5501 SOUTH BROADBAND LANE

(Street)
SIOUX FALLS SD 57108

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
META FINANCIAL GROUP INC [ CASH ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chairman of the Board & CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
01/22/2018
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 01/22/2018 A(1) 1,300 A $0 164,345 I JTH Trust
Common Stock 01/22/2018 F(2) 512 D $104.95 163,833 I JTH Trust
Common Stock 56,384 I MLH Trust
Common Stock 18,310.1887 I By ESOP
Common Stock 3,098 I IRA
Common Stock 324 I By Spouse
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $23.01 09/30/2009 09/30/2019 Common Stock 8,449 8,449 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $31.79 09/30/2010 09/30/2020 Common Stock 6,595 6,595 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Award pursuant to the Company's 2002 Omnibus Incentive Plan.
2. Reflects shares of common stock surrendered to the Company to satisfy tax withholding obligations in connection with the vesting of restricted stock.
Remarks:
/s/ J. Tyler Haahr 01/24/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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AMENDED AND RESTATED

POWER OF ATTORNEY

Know all by these presents, that the undersigned, hereby constitutes and appoints each of Ashley Menke, Nichole Green and Nichole Price, signing singly, such person's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to: 
(1)    prepare, execute in such person's name and on such person's behalf, and submit to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), any documents necessary or appropriate to obtain codes, passwords, and passphrases enabling such person to make electronic filings with the SEC of reports required by Section 16(a) or Section 13(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or any rule or regulation of the SEC;
(2)    execute for and on behalf of such person, with respect to holdings of, and transactions in, securities of Meta Financial Group, Inc. ("MFG"), Forms 3, 4 and 5, and any amendments thereto, in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Exchange Act and the rules thereunder; 
(3)     execute for and on behalf of such person any Schedules 13D or 13G, and any amendments thereto, relating to securities of MFG, in accordance with Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act and the rules thereunder;
(4)    do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of such person which may be necessary
 or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 4 or 5 or Schedule 13D or 13G, complete and execute any amendment or amendments thereto, and file any such form with the SEC and any stock exchange or similar authority; and 
(5)    take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, such person, it being understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of such person pursuant to this Amended and Restated Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact's discretion. 
    The undersigned hereby grants to each attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as such person might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this Amended and Restated Power of Attorney and the rights and powers herein granted.  The undersigned acknowledges that each of the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of such person, is not assuming any of such person's responsibilities to comply with Section 16(a) or Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act.
    This Amended and Restated Power of Attorney amends and restates in its entirety the Power of Attorney for filings with respect to Form 3, 4 or 5 or Schedule 13D or 13G that the undersigned previously signed and delivered to MFG. 
    This Amended and Restated Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file Form 3, 4 or 5 or Schedule 13D or 13G with respect to the holdings of, and transactions in, MFG securities by the undersigned, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact. 
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Amended and Restated Power of Attorney to be executed as of this 24th day of January, 2018. 



                            /s/ J. Tyler Haahr       
  
                            J. Tyler Haahr











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