Client communications

Modernize and virtualize your tax practice: Part 2

The shift to a more virtual business environment has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Firms must be mindful of this evolving business model as they explore new methods for building up client relationships.

E-signatures: What will 2021 bring?

To alleviate hardships caused by COVID-19, the IRS temporarily expanded the forms that can be filed with e-signatures, but future policy is uncertain.

Professional responsibilities in the virtual age

As the COVID-19 pandemic forces firms to accelerate the adoption and overall use of virtual communication tools, practitioners need to be aware that the foundational principles of ethics and best practices still apply when using these technologies.

Third-party verification requests

When CPAs are asked to provide comfort letters, they must be clear about facts they are affirming, giving careful consideration to client confidentiality and other liabilities that could arise from a lender’s reliance on those facts.

Tax Insider Articles

TECHNOLOGY

2020 tax software survey

COVID-19 upended tax season. Did CPAs’ tax software help them cope? Read the results of our annual tax software survey

TAX RELIEF

Quirks spurred by COVID-19 tax relief

This article discusses some procedural and administrative quirks that have emerged with the new tax legislative, regulatory, and procedural guidance related to COVID-19.