Yesterday Gov. Wolf announced that all non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania must close immediately. The order is effective as of 8 pm on Thursday, March 19, 2020, until further notice. The governor’s order indicates that enforcement actions against non-compliant businesses will begin at 12:01 am on Saturday, March 21, 2020. To find the governor’s list of the types of businesses that fall under “life-sustaining” and “non-life-sustaining,” go to You can also see Governor Wolf’s order at

PBGW has officially closed our office pursuant to this order; however, all of our staff are working remotely from home so that we can continue to service your tax and accounting needs at this very uncertain time. Please don’t hesitate to contact your PBGW accountant by phone or email with the many questions that you may have. Our main phone number (215-997-6700) continues to receive phone calls by our receptionist at her home during regular business hours.

We wish you all good health…both physical health and financial health…as we make it through this crisis together.

This communication should not be construed as tax or legal advice or tax or legal opinion on any specific facts or circumstances. This communication does not create any accountant/client or attorney/client privilege. The contents are intended for general informational purposes only, and you are urged to consult a tax advisor or lawyer concerning your own situation and legal questions.