Global Tax Resources Related to COVID-19

Updated April 3, 2020

In light of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) healthcare crisis impacting businesses, we have compiled a list of resources that provide information at the international, U.S. federal and state levels. These resources are updated regularly to help your business cope with and better understand the tax implications of COVID-19:

U.S. State Tax Changes

Tax Foundation – State Legislative Responses to COVID-19

Like the federal government, states play a critical role in responding to the novel coronavirus outbreak. Legislators across the country are working to respond as quickly and effectively as possible, while balancing public health risks of legislative sessions for both legislators and the public. Most states typically begin their legislative sessions in January and adjourn for the year between March and May, but this is turning into an anything-but-typical legislative year. (Updated daily)

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AICPA – A Detailed State-by-State Analysis of Tax Filing Guidelines

State-by-state tax relief analysis for business continuation, economic impact, workforce issues and other resources to help CPAs amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Updated daily)

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Country-by-Country Tax Changes

Tax Foundation - Fiscal Measures Around the World During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Countries around the world are implementing emergency tax measures to support their debilitated economies during the COVID-19 threat. The following countries implemented or plan to implement tax relief for businesses and households affected by this health crisis. (Updated weekly)

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Tax and Business Resources

IRS & U.S. Treasury – Tax Relief Guidance

The IRS has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. The Department of Treasury also has information available on coronavirus. (Updated weekly)

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McKinsey & Company – COVID-19: Implications for Business

The coronavirus outbreak is first and foremost a human tragedy, affecting hundreds of thousands of people. It is also having a growing impact on the global economy. This article is intended to provide business leaders with a perspective on the evolving situation and implications for their companies. (Updated weekly)

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Resources from Big 4 Accounting Firms

Deloitte - COVID-19 Tax Policy Updates

COVID-19 stimulus: A taxpayer guide and Deloitte publication that looks at the tax provisions in the new legislation and their potential implications for business and individual taxpayers. (Updated weekly)

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EY - COVID-19: How are Governments Responding to the Call for Stimulus?

Governments around the world are acting decisively to protect their businesses and people from the economic disruption being caused by the COVID-19 virus pandemic. Whether through tax cuts, investment incentives or changes to filing deadlines, tax systems will play a significant part in helping to alleviate the financial and economic turmoil that is now occurring. (Updated weekly)

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KPMG - COVID-19: Insights on Tax Impacts

COVID-19 is having wide-ranging economic, business and social impacts. Tax, trade and other authorities around the world are responding with regulatory change, relief measures and extensions. (Updated weekly)

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PwC – Global COVID-19 Summary from Global VAT Online

In response to the coronavirus threat, many countries around the world are implementing emergency tax breaks to support their economies. Measures being implemented include delayed VAT remittances to give businesses a cash flow boost, or cuts in VAT/GST rates to help the worst affected sectors, such as consumer, tourism/hospitality or in respect of medical supplies. (Updated weekly)

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