Help for Victims of Hurricane Florence


The IRS extended deadlines that apply to filing returns, paying taxes, and performing certain other time-sensitive acts for certain taxpayers affected by Hurricane Florence. The extension applies to deadlines -- either an original or extended
due date -- that occurred on or after Sept. 7, 2018 and before Jan. 31, 2019.

  • North Carolina counties:  Allegany, Alamance, Anson, Ashe, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Cabarrus, Carteret, Chatham, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Dare, Davidson,  Duplin, Durham, Granville, Greene, Guilford, Harnett, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Madison, McDowell, Montgomery, Moore, New Hanover, Onslow, Orange, Pamlico, Pender, Person, Pitt, Polk, Randolph, Richmond, Robeson, Rowan, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Tyrrell, Union, Wayne, Wilson, and Yancey.
  • South Carolina counties: Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Chesterfield, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dillon, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Jasper, Lancaster, Marion, Marlboro, Orangeburg, Sumter, and Williamsburg Counties.
  • Virginia counties: Botetourt, Charles City, Chesterfield, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Grayson, Halifax, Henry, Isle of Wight, King and Queen, King William, Lancaster, Lunenburg, Mathews, Mecklenburg, Nelson, Northumberland, Nottoway, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Pulaski, Russell and Roanoke Counties and the Independent Cities of Bristol, Danville, Franklin, Hampton, Martinsville, Newport News, Richmond, and Williamsburg.

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
  • 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
  • VA-2018-02, Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Florence in Virginia
  • SC-2018-01, Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Florence in South Carolina
  • IR-2018-189, IRS announces waiver of dyed fuel penalty in North Carolina due to Hurricane Florence
  • IR-2018-188, IRS warns of scams related to natural disasters
  • IR-2018-188SP, IRS advierte de estafas relacionadas con desastres naturales
  • IR-2018-187, IRS extends upcoming deadlines, provides tax relief for victims of Hurricane Florence
  • IR-2018-187SP, IRS extiende próximos plazos, brinda alivio tributario a víctimas del huracán Florence
  • NC-2018-03, Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Florence in North Carolina
  • NC-2018-03SP, Ayuda tributaria para víctimas del huracán Florence en Carolina del Norte 
  • IR-2018-183, IRS urges taxpayers to prepare for natural disasters
  • IR-2018-183SP, IRS exhorta a contribuyentes a prepararse para desastres naturales

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