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

Don’t See What You’re Looking For? Around the Nation contains links to previously issued disaster relief.

The latest Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster declarations are available.

The IRS has two new fact sheets describing the impact of recently enacted laws on disaster relief:

For a definition of the Midwestern Disaster Area for Various Provisions of the Tax Extenders and AMT Relief Act of 2008, see Notice 2008-109


The Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 offers a new option to homeowners who previously claimed a casualty loss deduction resulting from hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma. See the news release, notice and questions and answers for further details.

Publications, FAQs and General Information See Disaster Assistance and Emergency Relief for Individuals and Businesses.

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Tax Relief for Hurricane Katrina, Rita and Wilma Victims The IRS offers tax assistance to victims of the 2005 Gulf Coast hurricanes.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: May 12, 2010

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