As a result of Hurricane Sandy, the Internal Revenue Service announced tax relief to affected individuals and businesses.

Following recent disaster declarations for individual assistance issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the IRS has announced that affected taxpayers in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York will receive tax relief.  Other locations may be added

On September 13, 2011, the IRS announced that large estates of individuals who died in 2010 will have until early next year to file various required returns and pay any estate taxes due.  In addition, the IRS is providing penalty relief to certain beneficiaries of these estates on their 2010 federal income tax returns.


On September 6, 2011, the Christie Administration announced that the New Jersey Division of Taxation will extend tax payment and filing deadlines for individuals and businesses whose operations were disrupted by Hurricane Irene.  Taxpayers who are not able to make normal deadlines for any tax filings (including estate and inheritance tax returns) that were due