Jan 18th, 2019
Welcome to the longest U.S. government shutdown with furloughed federal government workers in history! Is it time to celebrate? The Tax Court has cancelled trial sessions during the government shutdown, the IRS updated their contingency plan for increasing workers during the tax season, and the IRS increased their interest rate for outstanding tax liabilities. While we have these updates, there are still not many specifics for conducting business with the IRS during the government shutdown. Don't break out the party favors just yet.