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.
- 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
- Tax Tip 2018-130, Taxpayers should be prepared for natural disasters
- Consejo Tributario del IRS 2018-130SP, Contribuyentes deben estar preparados para desastres naturales
- Reconstructing Your Records — Reconstructing records after a disaster may be essential for tax purposes, getting federal assistance or insurance reimbursement. Records that you need to prove your loss may have been damaged or destroyed.
- Client Identification — Tax preparers who need to identify their clients may contact the IRS at 866-562-5227 or, alternatively, the preparer who maintains the necessary records of ten or more clients can send a CD to the IRS by following instructions on this website.
- Disaster Assistance and Emergency Relief — IRS information for individuals and businesses.
- Disaster Relief Resources for Tax Professionals — Resources and assistance to members of the impacted payroll and practitioner community.
- FEMA Webpage – Hurricane Florence
- USA.gov – Hurricane Florence