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Disaster Relief Deadline & Payment Relief

If your tax residence is in a disaster area -you should automatically be identified by the IRS and receive automatic extensions for filing as well as payment relief for Q4 2017.

What deadlines are postponed?

The IRS has agreed to postpone certain deadlines for taxpayers who reside or have a business in the disaster area.

  • Most tax returns that have a due date between Aug 23 2017 and Jan 31, 2018 – will receive automatic relief.
  • Types of tax returns: Including individual, corporate, and estate and trust income tax returns; partnership returns, S corporation returns, and trust returns; estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax returns; and employment and certain excise tax returns)

Payment relief

Any payments due between the aforementioned dates will receive relief from penalties and, as long as payment is made before Jan 31, 2018. This affects quarterly estimated tax payments due Sep 15, 2017 and Jan 16, 2018.

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