Tax deadline extended for wildfire victims

Victims of the Camp Fire, as well as those impacted by other wildfires in California, may qualify for tax relief from the IRS.

Posted: Apr 12, 2019 4:13 PM
Updated: Apr 12, 2019 4:14 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Victims of the Camp Fire, as well as those impacted by other wildfires in California, may qualify for tax relief from the IRS.

The IRS announced on Nov. 13 that affected taxpayers in certain counties will receive tax relief. 

Individuals who reside or have a business in Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties may qualify for a tax deadline extension. 

The IRS has granted additional time to taxpayers in these counties to file through April 30, 2019.

This includes 2018 individual income tax returns and payments normally due on April 15, 2019. It also includes the quarterly estimated income tax payments due on Jan. 15, 2019 and April 15, 201, 9and the quarterly payroll and excise tax returns normally due on Jan. 31, 2019. It also includes tax-exempt organizations that operate on a calendar-year basis and had an automatic extension due to run out on Nov. 15, 2018.

Affected taxpayers must call the IRS disaster hotline at 866-562-5227 to request tax relief. 

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