Victims of natural disasters can visit IRS.gov for useful resources
Following a natural disaster, many people have questions about how the situation might affect your taxes. People who experience a disaster, or anyone who knows someone who has suffered from a disaster, visit IRS.gov for information to answer your questions.
Here we present a summary of some of the tools and resources on the IRS website. Much of this information is available in English and Spanish:
- Around the nation (in English)
This page provides news related IRS disaster relief. There are links to each state where taxpayers can find information adapted to your area.
- Tax relief in disaster situations (in English)
The link includes a lot of information related to disasters. Taxpayers can find everything from press releases on disaster relief related to specific storms, and links to the latest news from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
- FAQs for disaster victims (in English)
Taxpayers can find answers to many questions you might have after experiencing a disaster.
- Data Sheet: Rebuilding files
This fact sheet highlights information about how people can collect files after a disaster. File rebuild after a disaster may be essential for tax purposes, to obtain federal or insurance reimbursement assistance.
- Emergency relief aid and disaster for people and businesses
This page includes links to publications and other resources to help individuals and business owners recover financially from the impact of a disaster.
Refer USA IRS News