Help for Victims of Hurricane Michael

The IRS extended deadlines that apply to filing returns, paying taxes, and performing certain other time-sensitive acts for certain taxpayers affected by Hurricane Michael. The extension applies to deadlines - either an original or extended due date - that occurred on or after Oct. 9, 2018 and before Feb. 28, 2019.

  • Alabama counties: Geneva, Henry, Houston, and Mobile.
     
  • Florida counties: Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Hamilton, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Okaloosa, Suwannee, Taylor,  Wakulla, Walton, and Washington.
     
  • Georgia counties: Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Baker, Ben Hill, Berrien, Bleckley, Brooks, Bulloch, Burke, Calhoun, Candler, Chattahoochee, Clay, Coffee, Colquitt, Cook, Crawford, Crisp, Decatur, Dodge, Dooly, Dougherty, Early, Echols, Emanuel, Evans, Glascock, Grady, Hancock, Houston, Irwin, Jeff Davis, Jefferson, Jenkins, Johnson, Jones, Laurens, Lee, Macon, Marion, Miller, Mitchell, Montgomery, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Screven, Seminole, Stewart, Sumter, Tattnall, Telfair, Terrell, Thomas, Tift, Toombs, Treutlen, Turner, Twiggs, Washington, Webster, Wheeler, Wilcox, Wilkinson, and Worth.

News Releases

  • IR-2018-236, Proposed hardship withdrawal regulations include relief for disaster victims: Retirement plans can now make loans, hardship distributions to victims of Hurricanes Michael and Florence
  • IR-2018-236SP, Regulaciones propuestas de retiro por dificultad incluyen alivio a víctimas de desastres; planes de retiro ahora pueden hacer préstamos, distribuciones por dificultad a víctimas de huracanes Michael y Florence
  • IR-2018-218, For Tax Year 2017, e-file closes on Nov. 17; After that, disaster victims, others need to file on paper
  • IR-2018-218SP, Para el año tributario 2017, presentación electrónica cierra el 17 de noviembre; después de esa fecha, víctimas de desastres y otros deben presentar en papel
  • AL-2018-006, Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Michael in Alabama
  • IR-2018-204, Low-income housing units nationwide may be offered to displaced victims of Hurricanes Michael and Florence, other recent disasters
  • IR-2018-204SP, Se pueden ofrecer unidades de vivienda de bajos ingresos en todo el país a víctimas desplazadas por los huracanes Michael y Florence, otros desastres recientes
  • IR-2018-202, IRS extends Oct. 15 and other deadlines for more counties hit by Hurricanes Michael, Florence; Additional areas in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia covered
  • IR-2018-202SPIRS extiende el 15 de octubre y otras fechas límite para más condados afectados por los huracanes Michael, Florence; áreas adicionales en Florida, Georgia, Carolina del Norte, Carolina del Sur y Virginia están cubiertas
  • IR-2018-201, IRS announces waiver of dyed fuel penalty in Florida
  • GA-2018-04, Tax relief for victims of Hurricane Michael in Georgia
  • GA-2018-04SP, Ayuda tributaria para víctimas del huracán Michael en Georgia
  • IR-2018-199, IRS extends Oct. 15 and other upcoming deadlines, provides expanded tax relief for victims of Hurricane Michael
  • IR-2018-199SPIRS extiende plazos que incluyen el del 15 de octubre, provee alivio tributario extendido a víctimas del huracán Michael 
  • FL-2018-04, Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Michael in Florida
  • FL-2018-04SPAyuda tributaria para víctimas del huracán Michael en Florida

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Legal Guidance

  • Notice 2018-89 (PDF), Treatment of Amounts Paid to Section 170(c) Organizations under Employer Leave-Based Donation Programs to Aid Victims of Hurricane Michael

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