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More Hurricane Matthew victims will now have extensions available until March 15.
Victims of Hurricane Matthew in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida will have until March 15, 2017 to file certain tax returns and payments. This includes extension filers with October 17 deadlines.
Tax payers with addresses inside disaster areas do not need to contact the IRS and will automatically receive tax filing and penalty relief.
Tax payers outside of disaster areas whose records needed to meet deadlines are located within disaster areas may also qualify for relief and should contact the IRS at 877-562-5227. Workers with recognized organizations assisting disaster victims may also qualify.
As of October 18, 2016, the following counties are eligible:
North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Harnett, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne and Wilson counties.
South Carolina: Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Darlington, Dillon, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Jasper, Marion, Orangeburg and Williamsburg counties.
Georgia: Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Glynn, Liberty and McIntosh counties.
Florida: Brevard, Duval, Flagler, Indian River, Nassau, St. Johns, St. Lucie and Volusia counties.
Source: IRS News
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