We will use this as our communication channel as we monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check back regularly. Links that pertain to COVID-19 information are below.
Governor Walz issued an Executive Order that went into action on Friday, March 27 at 11:59 pm until Friday, April 10th. If you are wondering if your business is identified as a "critical business", you can find the complete list (organized by industry code) here. The entire Executive Order can be found here.
On March 21st, the IRS extended the deadline for 2019 federal income tax returns, payments, and 2020 estimated payments to July 15, 2020, for individuals and businesses. As of Monday, March 23rd, 2020, the Minnesota Department of Revenue has also announced that taxpayers filing their annual Minnesota Individual Income Tax return for tax year 2019 now have until Wednesday, July 15, 2020, to file and make their payments without any penalties or interest. PLEASE NOTE: Not included in this grace period are Minnesota estimated tax payments for the 2020 tax year. We will update you as other announcements are made.
3-21-2020: Our firm continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation (by following the CDC and WHO). Yesterday afternoon, Governor Walz had another press conference where he gave updates on plans for tempering the virus. In an effort to assist with the flattening of the curve, our Partners have decided to close the firm to the public effective Monday (March 23rd) at 5:00 pm. We will be contacting our clients to mail in or email tax and accounting information to us for processing. We encourage clients to send information in as soon as it's ready. For pickup of client documents, you will have until the end of the day on Monday, March 23rd to pick that information up. Otherwise we would be happy to mail it to you, or hold onto it until we are at a point where it is safe to have in-person communications again.
As we monitor the COVID-19 situation, we will maintain an excellent level of client service. If you have questions, comments, or would like to make a phone or virtual appointment with your service provider, please don’t hesitate to contact them. Thank you for your patience.