Federal Tax Enforcement in the Age of COVID-19

June 25, 2020

10:00-11:00 am ET | 7:00-8:00 am PT

Hear how the COVID-19 pandemic and President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency has upended the Internal Revenue Service’s enforcement agenda in a dramatic way, both in the short term and for the feasible future.


  • Current status of IRS operations
  • Extensions of tax filing and payment deadlines
  • IRS’s People First Initiative and its implications for tax enforcement in the short-term
  • Status of pending audits, appeals, and United States Tax Court proceedings
  • Modifications to enforced collection activities and opportunities for taxpayers who owe back taxes
  • Status of criminal tax investigations in the COVID-19 environment
  • Anticipated priorities of Criminal Investigation Division post-COVID-19

*Please note there is a cost