Bloomberg Tax
Aug. 18, 2020, 6:42 PM

IRS’s Pandemic Remote Work Solutions May Become Permanent

Allyson Versprille
Allyson Versprille

The IRS division that works with large companies and partnerships is considering making some pandemic-induced changes permanent to make it easier for the agency and taxpayers to interact.

Changes that could be employed long-term include the use of more web-based technologies and greater flexibility for accepting digital signatures, said Nikole Flax, deputy commissioner of the IRS’s Large Business & International Division. She spoke Tuesday on a webinar hosted by Miller & Chevalier Chartered.

  • The division recently began using a form of email already employed by agency’s Small Business/Self-Employed Division to improve communication with taxpayers during the pandemic, Flax said. ...