When COVID-19 shutdowns were put into place, firms had to adapt to changing legislation at home and with unprecedented speed. In this episode of Tax Talks by Wolters Kluwer, Julie and Martin Lepper, co-founders and principals at Lepper and Company LLC, talk about how they utilized cloud-based tax prep and workflow tools to continue their tax business seamlessly during COVID-19.
Keep reading for highlights from the episode, or listen to the entire discussion on Soundcloud.
Technology Fuels a Smooth Transition to Remote Work
Fire, flood, data breach, or natural disaster. In the past, these were the primary reasons to have a business continuity plan in place. Although every business needs to be prepared for those disruptors, this past year, firms were forced to immediately initiate a continuity plan when COVID-19 shutdowns were put in place. To keep up with normal tax season tasks and handle new and changing legislation and shifting deadlines—all remotely—firms had to rely on technology more than ever.