Posts Tagged "tax relief"

Hurricane victims get tax relief

Posted on Dec 10, 2012

Victims of Hurricane Sandy may be entitled to some tax relief, according to an announcement by the IRS. Certain tax filing and payment deadlines from late October on will be extended until February 1, 2013. This includes the final 2012 estimated tax payment normally due January 15 and payroll and excise taxes normally due October 31, 2012, and January 31, 2013. The relief applies to taxpayers in the disaster area and those outside the area whose tax professional and/or records are located in the disaster area. Workers assisting in hurricane relief activities conducted by recognized government or philanthropic organizations may also qualify. For more information, contact our office, call IRS toll-free disaster assistance at 1-866-562-5227, or visit...

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IRS provides tax relief for disaster victims

Posted on Oct 4, 2011

If you used Form 4868 to request a six-month extension to file your 2010 income tax return, be aware that your return must be filed by October 17, 2011. Generally, the IRS does not provide filing extensions beyond that date; however, victims of recent natural disasters have been given more time to file returns and pay taxes. This tax relief is part of the federal response to recent hurricanes on the East coast, wildfires in Texas, and severe storms and flooding in other parts of the country. For updates on relief and areas covered, go to “Tax Relief in Disaster Situations” on the IRS website...

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