Reconstructing records after a disaster; IRS provides tips to help taxpayers FS-2018-18, November 2018 ― With 2018 bringing record-setting hurricanes, wildfires and other disasters to many parts of the country, many Americans are now facing the challenge of reconstructing their financial records. 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-2018-236, November 29, 2018 — The IRS recently announced that 401(k) plans and similar employer-sponsored retirement plans can make loans and hardship distributions to victims of Hurricane Michael and Hurricane Florence and to members of their families. Tax relief for victims of November 8 wildfires in California CA-2018-13, Nov. 13, 2018 For Tax Year 2017, e-file closes on Nov. 17; After that, disaster victims, others need to file on paper IR-2018-218, November 9, 2018 —The IRS today reminded people, including those in disaster areas, who want to file a 2017 tax return electronically to do so by Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Michael in Alabama AL-2018-006, Nov. 6, 2018 Tax Relief for Victims of Super Typhoon Yutu Tax Relief for Victims of Super Typhoon Yutu in the Northern Mariana Islands Tax Relief for Victims of Severe Storms in Wisconsin WI-2018-07, Oct. 19, 2018 Low-income housing units nationwide may be offered to displaced victims of Hurricanes Michael and Florence, other recent disasters IR-2018-204, Oct. 16, 2018 — The IRS has provided temporary relief from certain requirements of the Internal Revenue Code to allow owners and operators of low-income housing projects located anywhere in the United States and its territories to provide temporary emergency housing to individuals who are displaced by a major disaster from their principal residences, regardless of income. 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-2018-202, October 15, 2018 — After additional disaster declarations by FEMA, the IRS has added more counties that are eligible for individual and public assistance in areas of Florida and Georgia affected by Hurricane Michael. Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Florence in Virginia VA-2018-02, Oct. 15, 2018 IRS announces waiver of dyed fuel penalty in Florida IR-2018-200, Oct, 15, 2018 — The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), in response to shortages of undyed diesel fuel caused by Hurricane Michael, will not impose a penalty when dyed diesel fuel is sold for use or used on the highway in emergency response vehicles in the State of Florida. Tax relief for victims of Hurricane Michael in Georgia GA-2018-04, Oct. 15, 2018 — Victims of Hurricane Michael that took place beginning on Oct. 9, 2018, in Georgia may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. IRS extends Oct. 15 and other upcoming deadlines, provides expanded tax relief for victims of Hurricane Michael IR-2018-199, Oct. 12, 2018 – Hurricane Michael victims in parts of Florida and elsewhere have until Feb. 28, 2019, to file certain individual and business tax returns and make certain tax payments, the IRS announced today. Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Michael in Florida FL-2018-04, Oct. 12, 2018 - Was your home or business affected by Hurricane Michael? You may qualify for tax relief from the IRS. Learn more. Drought-stricken farmers and ranchers have more time to replace livestock Tax Tip 2018-155, October 4, 2018 Tax Relief for Victims of Typhoon Mangkhut in the Northern Mariana Islands NMI-2018-01, Oct. 2, 2018 Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Florence in South Carolina SC-2018-01, Sept. 24, 2018 Tax relief for severe storms and flooding victims in Texas TX-2018-05, July 9, 2018 Tax relief for victims of storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides in Hawaii HI-2018-03, June 28, 2018 June 29 deadline nears: Many who moved to mainland due to hurricanes may need to file IRS change of residence form IR-2018-142, June 26, 2018 — The IRS reminds any residents of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and American Samoa affected by last year’s hurricanes and tropical storms who are required to file a 2017 federal income tax return or pay their 2017 tax, to be sure to do so by June 29. Tax relief for victims of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes in Hawaii HI-2018-02, June 18, 2018 — Victims of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes that occurred starting on May 3, 2018 in Hawaii may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. Tax relief for tornado and severe storms victims in North Carolina NC-2018-02, May 9, 2018 — Victims of a tornado and severe storms that occurred on April 15, 2018 in parts of North Carolina may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. Tax relief for victims of severe storms and flooding in Indiana IN-2018-01, May 7, 2018 Tax relief for victims of severe storms and tornadoes in Alabama AL-2018-03, May 2, 2018 — Victims of severe storms and tornadoes that began on March 19, 2018 in parts of Alabama may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. Winter storm extension: Many businesses have extra time to request a 6-month extension IR-2018-50, March 13, 2018 — The IRS today granted many businesses affected by severe winter storms additional time to request a six-month extension to file their 2017 federal income tax returns. Tax Relief for Victims of Tropical Storm Gita in American Samoa AS-2018-01, March 7, 2018 Many Hurricane Victims Qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit; Special Method Can Aid Workers Whose Income Dropped IR-2018-10, Jan. 23, 2018 – The IRS is urging victims of last year’s hurricanes, especially those who lived in areas affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, to see if they qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Tax Relief for Victims of Wildfires, Flooding, Mudflows and Debris Flows in California CA-2018-01, Jan. 17, 2018, California — Victims of the wildfires, flooding, mudflows and debris flows that took place beginning on Dec. 4, 2017 in parts of California may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. Around the Nation Get IRS news in your local area, particularly state-specific information about disaster relief and tax provisions.