We are currently in unprecedented times, with regular routines and business and social norms being disrupted in attempts to minimize the impact of COVID-19. The disruption is not only limited to individuals or even businesses but also is affecting governmental agencies, as seen most clearly by the impact on the IRS. On March 27th, an “Evacuation Notice” was issued requiring almost all IRS employees to work remotely, with only those employees fulfilling non-remote mission-critical duties allowed to come into an office. With the current state of the IRS’s technology and funding, this order was, at best, optimistic. By early April, many states had issued shelter-in-place orders that further limited the ability of IRS employees to perform their responsibilities. Click here for the full article.