Posts Tagged ‘Hurricane Sandy’

IRS Warns Consumers of Hurricane Sandy Scams

Monday, November 12th, 2012

The IRS recently released a bulletin warning victims and consumers wanting to donate to a disaster relief charity to be on the look-out for scams that pop up as a result of Hurricane Sandy. The IRS recommends four tips to avoiding disaster scams: (read the full bulletin for more details).

Only give donations to recognized charitable organizations.
Don’t be fooled by charities with
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Extended IRS Tax Relief for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Monday, November 5th, 2012

Late last week, the IRS updated its filing and payment requirements for victims of Hurricane Sandy in an attempt to bring more tax relief to more people. I initially blogged about the IRS providing tax help to hurricane victims by extended filing and payment requirements for business owners and their tax preparers. Since then, the IRS has more broadly extended its tax relief efforts based on the Federal Emergency Management
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IRS Tax Relief for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

The IRS announced yesterday that it’s giving taxpayers and tax preparers affected by Hurricane Sandy some tax relief: a one week extension until November 7 to file returns and make payments normally due on October 31.
This IRS tax help is aimed at business owners and their tax preparers whose payroll and excise tax returns were due on October 31 and who were “in an area affected by Hurricane Sandy or
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