The World Health Organization, on March 11, 2020, officially declared the spread of COVID-19 a pandemic. By now, most multinational companies have already been grappling with the effects of the coronavirus and are considering the steps they should be taking to ensure the health and safety of their employees.

As most global employers are aware,

Following the passage of the Taxpayer First Act, the IRS updated its guidance on how and when an auditor may contact third parties in an audit. Under the new law, the IRS must meet stricter procedural requirements before contacting third parties during an audit. Congress made this change due to concern that contacting third parties