COVID-19 Update

A COVID-19 UPDATE from Dermody, Burke & Brown, CPAs

March 16, 2020 - At Dermody, Burke & Brown, CPAs, LLC, the health and safety of our clients, our staff, and our communities is our top priority. We are taking appropriate precautions and have implemented a plan for continuing operations within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local officials’ recommended guidelines.

Client Meetings and Document Sharing

Our firm has invested in the technology required to meet our client’s needs without regard to physical location. At this time, we are asking you to utilize alternatives to in-person meetings and are prohibiting all face-to-face meetings. We have the tools necessary to arrange for virtual meetings and file sharing.  

Ways to safely and securely share information:

  • ShareFile for emails
  • Use of our online portal, if applicable
  • Postal service
  • Cisco Webex for virtual meetings
  • Faxing at 315.471.8555

Effective immediately, we will be mailing returns and ask you to use one of our secure file sharing methods above. If you must drop information off to the office, we have a designated area for this in our main lobby.

Our Internal Plan and Protocols

Our firm’s continuity plan ensures both operational effectiveness and safety. For the near term, we are encouraging our employees to work remotely, prohibiting international, domestic and inter-office travel, and enforcing healthy hygiene habits and social distancing.

Our Commitment

Dermody, Burke & Brown is confident in our ability to provide essential services while following safety precautions and guidelines. This situation remains fluid and our firm is prepared to alter operations at any time. We are also continuously monitoring any changes to the tax deadline or filing requirements and we will keep you informed.

We know that by working together we can minimize the impact of this crisis. If you have any questions on our policies and how they may affect you, please don’t hesitate to contact your professional advisor at the firm. Thank you for your confidence and trust in Dermody, Burke & Brown, CPAs, LLC.

 

The information reflected in this article was current at the time of publication.  This article will not be modified or updated for any subsequent tax law changes, if any.