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Tax relief, Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Tax relief for taxpayers affected by Hurricane Maria

The IRS announced tax relief for taxpayers affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and in the U.S. Virgin Islands.


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For taxpayers in Puerto Rico, victims of Hurricane Maria (that took place beginning September 17, 2017) may qualify for tax relief. Individuals who reside or have a business in any of the 78 municipalities in Puerto Rico may be eligible for tax relief. Among the relief provisions, taxpayers can postponed certain filing or payment deadlines. Read the IRS release—PR-2017-02

The IRS also announced that taxpayers in the U.S. Virgin Islands—that is, individuals who reside or have a business on the islands of St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas and were affected by Hurricane Maria—may qualify for similar tax relief. Read the IRS release—VI-2017-02

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