The IRS today added two more counties—Hancock and Tattnall—to the list of counties in Georgia affected by Hurricane Michael with respect to tax relief being made available for certain taxpayers. In general, the tax relief includes more time to file returns, pay taxes, and perform certain other time-sensitive acts for taxpayers in the listed counties that were affected by Hurricane Michael.
The IRS release—GA-2018-04 (updated November 19, 2018)—announces tax relief for certain taxpayers affected by Hurricane Michael in the following Georgia counties: Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Baker, Ben Hill, Berrien, Bleckley, Brooks, Bulloch, Burke, Calhoun, Candler, Chattahoochee, Clay, Coffee, Colquitt, Cook, Crawford, Crisp, Decatur, Dodge, Dooly, Dougherty, Early, Echols, Emanuel, Evans, Glascock, Grady, Hancock, Houston, Irwin, Jeff Davis, Jefferson, Jenkins, Johnson, Jones, Laurens, Lee, Macon, Marion, Miller, Mitchell, Montgomery, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Screven, Seminole, Stewart, Sumter, Tattnall, Telfair, Terrell, Thomas, Tift, Toombs, Treutlen, Turner, Twiggs, Washington, Webster, Wheeler, Wilcox, Wilkinson, and Worth.
The relief generally applies with regards to deadlines that occurred on or after October 9, 2018, and before February 28, 2019.
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