COVID-19 Resources for Members

COVID-19 Resources for Members

The Greater Washington Society of CPAs knows that the COVID-19 outbreak is on the minds of all of our members and is already affecting some of you and your businesses/organizations. We will make every effort to keep you informed during this time and to help you mitigate risk to your businesses and organizations. Some resources that you may find helpful are linked below.



Professional Resources


GWSCPA COVID-19 Webinar: Legal Strategies for Nonprofit Meetings (recorded 3/10/20)

GWSCPA COVID-19 Webinar: Business Continuity Planning-How to Prepare For Coronavirus Impact (recorded 3/11/20)

Impact of Hyper Change on Financial Health and Continuity


Health and Government Agency Information and Guidance


CDC Guidance for Businesses and Employers

CDC Guidance for Travel 

OPM Guidance to Agencies

Maryland Department of Health Coronavirus FAQ

Virginia Department of Health

DC Department of Health

OSHA COVID-19 Guidance

US Department of State Travel Advisory Map

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Dashboard Map

World Health Organization COVID-19 Information


Related News


Maryland Extends Business Tax Filing Deadlines (Office of Comptroller)

List of All State Filing Extensions (AICPA)

IRS posts Coronavirus Relief Page (

Maryland Closes all Public Schools from March 16-27, activates National Guard, Prohibits Mass Gatherings (State of Maryland)

Virginia Declares State of Emergency (Office of Governor Northam)

Washington DC Declares State of Emergency and Public Health Emergency (Office of the Mayor) 

DC Health Advisory on Mass Gatherings (DC Health Dept)

Maryland Declares State of Emergency State of Maryland)

SEC Provides Conditional Regulatory Relief and Assistance for Companies Affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)  (SEC)

Auditors Prepare for Virus Travel, Reporting Disruptions (1) (Bloomberg Law)

8 Questions Employers Should Ask About Coronavirus (HBR)

Coronavirus: Is Your Firm Prepared for a Pandemic? (CPA Practice Advisor)

Coronavirus concerns: Putting people first (Financial Management podcast)

Updated OMB Memo (GWSCPA)


A few minutes ago, the IRS posted an FAQ document, which addresses a number of your questions not yet clarified by the extension announcement. These include issues around 990s,  benefit plans, estate/gift taxes, payments and more. 

There will still be more advocacy needed, but for now, HERE is their update.