The IRS has added 31 more counties—Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Bulloch, Candler, Chattahoochee, Coffee, Cook, Crawford, Echols, Evans, Glascock, Irwin, Jeff Davis, Jones, Marion, Peach, Putnam, Quitman, Schley, Screven, Stewart, Toombs, Twiggs, Washington, Webster, Wheeler, and Wilkinson—to the list of counties in Georgia affected by Hurricane Michael with respect to tax relief being made available to certain taxpayers in those counties affected by the hurricane. In general, the tax relief includes more time to file returns, pay taxes, and perform certain other time-sensitive acts for taxpayers affected by Hurricane Michael.
The IRS release—GA-2018-04 (updated November 1, 2018)—announces tax relief for eligible 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, Houston, Irwin, Jeff Davis, Jefferson, Jenkins, Johnson, Jones, Laurens, Lee, Macon, Marion, Miller, Mitchell, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Screven, Seminole, Stewart, Sumter, 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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