Like most of the world, we are following the news of COVID-19 with keen interest for our clients, staff, and friends of the firm , as well as, a deep concern for those most affected by this pandemic. As we embark on this uncharted course, we want to take a moment to share how McConnell & Jones is responding to COVID-19.
McConnell & Jones has implemented business contingency and emergency preparedness plans which include maintaining uninterrupted delivery of client services throughout this unprecedented time. My partners and I can assure you that we will uphold the firm’s steadfast commitment to deliver the timely, quality service you expect.
Our cross-functional teams are utilizing the firm’s business continuity protocols to ensure uninterrupted service to our clients and flexibility for our associates to work remotely. Our team members know this is one of the busiest times of the year and all of us are committed to being available to you by phone, email, or video chat.
We are also providing our staff with guidance from the CDC and encouraging everyone to remain informed of the decisions being made by elected officials at local levels in each of our offices. It is our recommendation that team members do all they can to protect themselves and their families from a COVID-19 transmission.
Relationships continue to be at the core of our business, and McConnell & Jones understands that continuing service to our clients is paramount. As we work together to prepare for what tomorrow brings, know that we remain committed to timely, quality service delivered by the professionals you know and trust.
Below are links to important information from the federal government. As the news rapidly evolves, we will continue to keep you informed of regulatory changes that impact our work with you and your organization. For the latest updates please check in with us online – we are on Facebook , LinkedIn, and Twitter.
Continue to take care of yourself and each other. As always, please contact me directly if you have any specific questions or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Informative Links and Further Information
- IRS Updates: Tax filings and payments have been deferred until July 15th. Individual taxpayers who owe up to a million dollars in federal taxes can defer paying until July 15, while corporations can defer up to $10 million. With this situation changing rapidly, the IRS has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. Should you need to consult with a tax professional, please reach out to our team at IRShelp@mjlm.com.
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The CDC is working to support American businesses impacted by COVID-19 and has set up a page dedicated to guidance for Businesses and Employers.
- U.S. Department of Labor: The DOL has shared additional information for workers and employers preparing for COVID-19 including questions regarding wages, protected leave of absence, and employment insurance flexibilities.