Tag Archives: Federal Emergency Management Agency

IRS Warns Consumers of Possible Scams Relating to Hurricane Sandy Relief

Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service The Internal Revenue Service today issued a consumer alert about possible scams taking place in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Following major disasters, it’s common for scam artists to impersonate charities to get money or private information from well-intentioned taxpayers. Such fraudulent schemes may involve contact by telephone, social […]

IRS Provides Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Isaac

IRS Provides Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Isaac; Return filing and Tax Payment Deadline Extended to Jan. 11, 2013 (courtesy of the IRS)  WASHINGTON –– The Internal Revenue Service is providing tax relief to individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Isaac. Following recent disaster declarations for individual assistance issued by the Federal Emergency Management […]

IRS Gives One-Week Filing Extension to Taxpayers

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced it is granting taxpayers whose preparers were affected by Hurricane Irene until Sept. 22 to file returns normally due Sept. 15. The taxpayer’s preparer must be located in an area that was under an evacuation order or a severe weather warning because of Hurricane Irene, even if […]

Tax Relief in Disaster Situations

IRS has provided information about extended deadlines and disasters related to storms and flooding. So far, we do not see anything about relief for the economic effects of the Gulf area oil spill.   Recent Tax Relief  

Hurricane Preparedness Week

Courtesy of IRS This year Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 25 – 31, 2008. Educational activities held throughout the week can be viewed at the Hurricane Preparedness Web site. The goal of Hurricane Preparedness Week is to provide the public with information about hurricane hazards, and to provide knowledge that can be used to take […]

Wilma Assessment Be Deductible

Today TaxMama hears from the Mike in Florida, who tells us, “We received an assessment from our condo association. This assessment was to repair damage caused by hurricane Wilma when it hit Florida. Can we report this assessment as a casualty loss on our tax return? If we can, what schedules should we use to […]