IRS Offers Tax Break for Winter Storm Victims
Uncle Sam said victims of the February winter storms have until June 15 to file their individual or business tax returns and make tax payments. The IRS announcement comes as 64 parishes in Louisiana have been declared disaster areas due to back-to-back hurricanes and the recent winter storm. IRS tax deadline extensions include payments from taxpayers who either live in or have a businesses in the affected parishes.
If a taxpayer receives a late filing or payment penalty notice during this new grace period, call the IRS disaster hotline at 866-562-5227 to avoid the penalty. For info on the winter storm tax relief and services currently available, click here.