On January 7, 2020, Item 9 Labs Corp., a Delaware corporation (the Company) dismissed D. Brooks and Associates CPAs, P.A. (D. Brooks and Associates) as the registered independent registered public accountant and appointed Semple, Marchal& Cooper, LLP (Semple) as the Companys registered independent public accounting firm as of January 7, 2020. The decisions to appoint Semple and dismiss D. Brooks and Associates were approved by the Board of Directors of the Company on January 7, 2020.
D. Brooks and Associates report on the consolidated financial statements of the Company for the years ended September 30, 2018 and 2017 did not contain an adverse opinion or a disclaimer of opinion, nor were they qualified or modified as to uncertainty, audit scope, or accounting principles.
During the Companys two most recent fiscal years and through January 7, 2020, there were no disagreements on any matter of accounting principles or practices, financial statement disclosures, or auditing scope or procedures, which disagreements if not resolved to their satisfaction would have caused them to make reference to the subject matter of the disagreements in connection with its reports on the Companys consolidated financial statements for such periods.
For the year ended September 30, 2018 and through January 7, 2020, there have been no reportable events with the Company as set forth in Item 304(a)(1)(v) of Regulation S-K.
Prior to January 7, 2020, the Company did not consult with Semple regarding (1) the application of accounting principles to specified transactions, (2) the type of audit opinion that might be rendered on the Companys financial statements, (3) written or oral advice was provided that would be an important factor considered by the Company in reaching a decision as to an accounting, auditing or financial reporting issues, or (4) any matter that was the subject of a disagreement between the Company and its predecessor auditor as described in Item 304(a)(1)(iv) or a reportable event as described in Item 304(a)(1)(v) of Regulation S-K.
The Company provided a copy of the foregoing disclosures to D. Brooks and Associates prior to the date of the filing of this report and requested that D. Brooks and Associates furnish it with a letter addressed to the Securities & Exchange Commission stating whether or not it agrees with the statements in this Report. A copy of the letter furnished in response to that request is filed as Exhibit 16.1 to this Form 8-K.
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
Letter from DBrooks and Associates dated January 9, 2020, to the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding statements included in this Form 8-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
ITEM 9 LABS CORP.
Dated: January 9, 2020
Chief Executive Officer
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