The IRS extended deadlines that apply to filing returns, paying taxes, and performing certain other time-sensitive acts for certain taxpayers affected by Hurricane Florence in the counties Beaufort, Bladen, Brunswick, Carteret, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Duplin, Harnett, Hoke, Hyde, Johnson, Lee, Lenoir, Jones, Moore, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico, Pender, Pitt, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Wayne and Wilson in North Carolina and Dillon, Horry, Marion and Marlboro counties in South Carolina. The extension applies to deadlines – either an original or extended due date – that occurred on or after Sept. 7, 2018 and before Jan. 31, 2019.

Personal casualty losses attributable to certain 2018 federally declared disasters, including Hurricane Florence, may be claimed as a qualified disaster loss.

News Releases

  • SC-2018-01, Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Florence in South Carolina
  • IR-2018-189, IRS announces waiver of dyed fuel penalty in North Carolina due to Hurricane Florence
  • IR-2018-188, IRS warns of scams related to natural disasters
  • IR-2018-188SP, IRS advierte de estafas relacionadas con desastres naturales
  • IR-2018-187, IRS extends upcoming deadlines, provides tax relief for victims of Hurricane Florence
  • IR-2018-187SP, IRS extiende próximos plazos, brinda alivio tributario a víctimas del huracán Florence
  • NC-2018-03, Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Florence in North Carolina
  • NC-2018-03SP, Ayuda tributaria para víctimas del huracán Florence en Carolina del Norte
  • IR-2018-183, IRS urges taxpayers to prepare for natural disasters
  • IR-2018-183SP, IRS exhorta a contribuyentes a prepararse para desastres naturales

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