On March 25, 2020, following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the IRS unveiled its People First Initiative to provide wide-ranging compliance relief to taxpayers experiencing hardships relating to the health crisis. This relief includes issues ranging from postponing certain payments related to Installment Agreements and Offers-in-Compromise to collection and limiting certain enforcement actions. The IRS has created a resource page on its website (www.irs.gov) providing significant details regarding the People First Initiative, including Frequently Asked Questions and Answers about audits, collection activities, payments, liens and levies, passport certifications, and IRS customer service. The People First Initiative resource page is available here.

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