As filed with the Commission on August 6, 2020



UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 


 

FORM 8-K

 


 

CURRENT REPORT

 

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):  August 5, 2020

 

ABCO ENERGY, INC.

(Name of registrant as specified in its Charter)

 

NEVADA

000-55235

20-1914514

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

2100 North Wilmot, Tucson, AZ

85712

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

 

(520) 777-0511

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

                                                                                                     

(Former name if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

☐  Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

☐  Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

☐  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

☐  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR 240.12b-2).

 

 Emerging growth company ☒

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

COMMON STOCK

ABCE

OTCPK

 

  

 

 

ITEM 4.01 CHANGES IN REGISTRANT’S CERTIFYING ACCOUNTANT

 

New independent registered public accounting firm

 

On August 5, 2020, (the “Engagement Date”), the Company engaged Slack & Company CPAs, LLC (“Slack”) as its independent registered public accounting firm for the Company’s fiscal year ended December 31, 2019. The decision to engage Slack as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm was approved by the Company’s Board of Directors.

 

During the two most recent fiscal years and through the Engagement Date, the Company has not consulted with Slack regarding either:

 

1.  

the application of accounting principles to any specified transaction, either completed or proposed, or the type of audit opinion that might be rendered on the Company’s financial statements, and neither a written report was provided to the Company nor oral advice was provided that Slack concluded was an important factor considered by the Company in reaching a decision as to the accounting, auditing or financial reporting issue; or

 

2.  

any matter that was either the subject of a disagreement (as defined in paragraph (a)(1)(iv) of Item 304 of Regulation S-K and the related instructions thereto) or a reportable event (as described in paragraph (a)(1)(v) of Item 304 of Regulation S-K).

 

 

 

 

ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS

 

(a)

Financial statements of businesses acquired.

 

Not applicable

 

(b)

Pro forma financial information.

 

Not applicable

 

(c)

Shell company transactions.

 

Not applicable

 

(d)

Exhibits

 

        None.

 

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

ABCO ENERGY, INC.

 

 

 

Dated: August 6, 2020

By:

/s/  Adrian Balinski

 

 

 

Name: Adrian Balinski

 

 

Title: Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

 
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