Publication 3920, Tax Relief for Victims of Terrorist Attacks
This publication explains some of the provisions of the Victims of Terrorism Tax Relief Act of 2001. Under this Act, the federal income tax liability of those killed in the following attacks is forgiven for certain tax years.
- The April 19, 1995, attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building (Oklahoma City attack).
- The September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and United Airlines Flight 93 in Somerset County, Pennsylvania (September 11 attacks).
- Terrorist attacks involving anthrax occurring after September 10, 2001, and before January 1, 2002 (anthrax attacks).
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