2017 Disaster Relief Information
Below is a collection of comprehensive information about disaster relief and the effects on tax filing and tax planning to help tax practitioners:
- 2017 Hurricane Tax Filing Relief state-by-state spreadsheet
- IRS Special Edition of Tax Tip 2017-13 Tax-Exempt Organizations Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Granted Tax Relief -Tax-exempt organizations in parts of Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands may qualify for tax relief from the IRS.
- IR-2017-154 IRS Provides Special Relief to Encourage Leave-Based Donation Programs for Victims of Hurricane and Tropical Storm Irma; The Internal Revenue Service today announced special relief designed to support leave-based donation programs to aid victims of Hurricane and Tropical Storm Irma.
- IR-2017-151 Like Harvey, Retirement Plans Can Make Loans, Hardship Distributions to Victims of Hurricane Irma; The IRS today announced that 401(k)s and similar employer-sponsored retirement plans can make loans and hardship distributions to victims of Hurricane Irma and members of their families.
- IR-2017-150S IRS Gives Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Irma; Like Harvey, Extension Filers Have Until Jan. 31 to File; Additional Relief Planned – Hurricane Irma victims in parts of Florida and elsewhere have until Jan. 31, 2018, to file certain individual and business tax returns and make certain tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today.
- AICPA TV webcast on Disasters and Taxes - Understanding Disaster Relief for Disaster Victims (from July 24, 2017)
- AICPA Powerpoint Presentation on Disasters and Taxes - Understanding Disaster Relief for Disaster Victims (from July 24, 2017)
- AICPA's Casualty Loss and Disaster Relief webpage
- AICPA's Casualty Loss Practice Guide
- Disaster Tax Relief policy positions and advocacy efforts on the AICPA website, including 2015 brochure, Tax Relief for Natural Disaster Victims