IRS, IR-2018-202, October 15, 2018 Español
Washington — After additional disaster declarations by FEMA, the IRS has added more counties that are eligible for individual and public assistance in areas of Florida and Georgia affected by Hurricane Michael. As the agency did throughout the weekend in advance of the Oct. 15 extension deadline, the IRS will be updating IRS.gov as any additional counties receive major disaster declaration designations from FEMA, either for individual or public assistance.
“Hurricane Michael was a devastating storm for people in many different areas. During this difficult time, hurricane victims should be completely focused on their families, their safety and rebuilding their lives,” IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig said. “These people shouldn't have the added stress of worrying about Monday's tax deadline. The IRS is providing extensions of the Oct. 15 deadlines and expanding relief for taxpayers affected by the hurricane.” Read more.