IRS Offers Helps to Victims of Hurricane Irene

According to a September 2011 report on AccountingWeb.com the IRS will be offering “tax relief to individual and business taxpayers impacted by Hurricane Irene.”

“The IRS has announced that certain taxpayers in North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, and Puerto Rico will receive tax relief, and other locations are expected to be added in coming days following additional damage assessments by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA),” states the AccountingWeb.com article.

Some tax filing and payment deadlines will be moved to October 31, 2011. For information on disaster recovery visit disasterassistance.gov.

The following counties and municipalities are able to ask for tax relief:

  •  North Carolina: Beaufort, Carteret, Craven, Dare, Hyde, Pamlico, and Tyrell;
  •  New Jersey: Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic, and Somerset;
  •  New York: Albany, Delaware, Dutchess, Essex, Greene, Schenectady, Schoharie, and Ulster; and
  •  Puerto Rico: Caguas, Canovanas, Carolina, Cayey, Loiza, Luquillo, and San Juan.

Contact the IRS to learn more.
 

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