Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, operations of the United States Tax Court have been severely impacted. The Tax Court’s building in Washington, D.C. has been closed since March 19, 2020, all trial sessions have been cancelled through the end of June, and all Tax Court employees, including judges, have been working remotely.
Due to the closure of the Tax Court building, no mail has been delivered to the building. All mail was to be held until the Court reopened, although many private delivery services such as a Federal Express were returning mail addressed to the Tax Court as “undeliverable.”
The Tax Court has recently announced that it will resume receiving mail effective July 10, 2020. Any mail that had been held by the U.S. Postal Service or private delivery service will be delivered to the Court on that day. The Tax Court building will remain closed to the public until further notice.
This announcement follows the Tax Court’s earlier announcement that all proceedings, including trials, will be held remotely by Zoom videoconference for the foreseeable future.
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