Restivo Monacelli LLP recognizes that the COVID-19 (“coronavirus”) pandemic is affecting everyone. We assure you that our firm is dedicated to the health and well-being of our clients, employees and the community. Joining many others in the fight to contain the coronavirus, Restivo Monacelli LLP will be implementing preventative safety measures under an abundance of caution to ensure we are protecting those who work closely with us and their families, while maintaining the level of exceptional client service that we all expect. Our firm will remain fully operational amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Accordingly, the following safety measures are to become effective immediately:
Operations & Safety Measures
We request that all scheduled face-to-face meetings take place via telephone or video conferencing.
To the extent possible, we request that all documents be provided electronically.
Many of our employees will be working remotely as they have done routinely for several years. Our technology and infrastructure enables our employees to make this transition seamlessly and securely.
Our offices will be closed to all outside visitors until further notice.
Directions for Submitting Documents Electronically
During this time, coordination of documents required to perform our services is crucial. We encourage you to send documents electronically to help protect you from risk. In each of our staff member’s email signature, you will find “Click here to upload files securely,” which allows you to upload documents securely through ShareFile. In the event that you are unable to send documents electronically or simply prefer to mail your documents, we will continue to sort through mail daily.
Potential Tax Deadline Extension
We await a ruling from the IRS on whether or not it will extend the April 15th tax deadline due to the effect of the coronavirus. Should the deadline be extended, you will receive an update from us under separate cover. Our firm will continue to monitor the situation closely and operate under the presumption that no such extension is forthcoming.
Summary & Resources
Other than taking advantage of an entity-level tax, another planning opportunity to The coronavirus has caused many people and businesses to adjust how they operate on a daily basis. Because the safety of our firm and all those we interact with is of the utmost importance to us we feel strongly that the above-mentioned safety measures are necessary in order to help put an end to this crisis. We are available to support you during this time and we welcome any questions you may have.
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Below are resources for further guidance on the coronavirus’ impact on you as an individual, your business and benefits available to employees not able to work as a result of the coronavirus.