IRS Provides Help for Hurricane Harvey Victims

IRS logoThe IRS is providing a variety of tax relief for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. 

IRS Gives Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Harvey; Parts of Texas Now Eligible; Extension Filers Have Until Jan. 31 to File

Hurricane Harvey victims in parts of Texas have until Jan. 31, 2018, to file certain individual and business tax returns and make certain tax payments.

 Beware of Fake Charity Scams Relating to Hurricane Harvey

Fake charity scams proliferate after disasters. Donees are encouraged to seek out recognized charitable groups when making donations.

 Retirement Plans Can Make Loans, Hardship Distributions to Victims of Hurricane Harvey

401(k)s and similar employer-sponsored retirement plans can make loans and hardship distributions to victims of Hurricane Harvey and members of their families.

 IRS Waives Diesel Fuel Penalty Due to Hurricane Harvey

In response to shortages of undyed diesel fuel caused by Hurricane Harvey, IRS will not impose a penalty when dyed diesel fuel is sold for use or used on the highway.

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