Topel Forman LLC COVID-19 Updates

March 16, 2020

Clients and Friends of Topel Forman,

We want to let you know that we are closely monitoring the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and its potential impact on our ability to provide world-class client service to you during this time. It is important that we at Topel Forman take every precaution possible to protect the health and safety of our team, their families, and our communities.

Therefore, In keeping with our business continuity plan, our team will be working remotely, and our offices in Chicago and Denver will be closed until at least Monday, March 30 (or until further notice) as we monitor the situation to determine if this would need to be extended.

Our professionals are equipped with technology that allows for secure, remote access to our systems and software to perform essential functions. We are committed to maintaining the quality and timeliness of service that you receive from us. We are also monitoring communications from the IRS regarding any potential changes to the federal and state filing requirements for April 15, 2020.

In an abundance of caution we ask that you please schedule phone calls instead of in-person meetings. 

In addition, due to the closing of our offices, we will be delayed in receiving and processing paper source documents received after March 15. Please use our client portal or other secure digital methods to send us your tax documents so that we can continue to process them remotely.

We will continue to send you updates as this situation evolves, and we will be available to you via email and phone while our offices are closed. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me or the professional assigned to your account. We thank you for your understanding and support during this challenging time. We wish you, your families and your teams much good health.

Sincerely,

John Riley, Managing Partner

Topel Forman LLC