IRS Offers Web Conference on Tax Relief for Disaster Victims

IRS Tax Tip 2017-58, October 13, 2017

In response to recent natural disasters, the IRS is offering two webinars. These online events help tax professionals better understand tax relief for victims of disasters.

The web conferences cover:

  • Tax relief for individuals and businesses
  • Special rules for disaster areas
  • How disaster losses affect taxes
  • Calculating and reporting disaster area losses
  • Tax issues related to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria

Each session will also include a live question and answer session.

The IRS designed these webinars to help tax professionals with disaster related issues.  Tax preparers receive a certificate of completion. They can also earn up to two continuing education credits for attending.  Use these links to register:

For more information about tax issues related to disasters, tax preparers and taxpayers can visit the Tax Relief in Disaster Situations page on IRS.gov.

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