After a disaster, here’s where taxpayers can find IRS information fast

IRS Tax Tip 2023-63 May 8, 2023

Rebuilding after a natural disaster can be overwhelming. Important documents like financial information and tax records are often destroyed in a disaster, and reconstructing these records is important for applying to federal assistance and insurance reimbursement. has the information disaster victims need, including disaster-related filing extensions and information about tax relief.

These webpages have tax-related disaster relief information:

  • Reconstructing Records After a Natural Disaster or Casualty Loss: This webpage helps who need to reconstruct their financial records after a disaster. This may be essential for properly documenting a tax-deductible loss, supporting various tax-related transactions or getting federal assistance or insurance reimbursement.
  • Tax Relief in Disaster Situations: This page features links to resources that walk people through information that will help them after a disaster. It also links to local news releases and frequently asked questions.

These IRS publications can also help taxpayers:

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