Analysis

Shutdown Cranking Up Anxiety, Uncertainty For Taxpayers

Law360 (January 14, 2019, 7:17 PM EST) -- The partial government shutdown is forcing multinational corporations, domestic taxpayers and practitioners into a tricky guessing game as deadlines approach and automated collection notices are still released, without anyone at the Internal Revenue Service to discuss or negotiate with.

The partial shutdown of the federal government is in its fourth week. Snow continued to fall on the White House on Sunday. (AP) The IRS has apparently ceased all audits during the shutdown, which began on Dec. 22, but practitioners say taxpayers must continue to ensure they take the right steps to show they made a good-faith effort to comply with all...

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