The Internal Revenue Service granted a three-month tax filing and payment extension to Boston-area taxpayers and others affected by Monday’s explosions at the Boston Marathon.

The relief applies to all individual taxpayers who live in Suffolk County, Mass., including the city of Boston, the IRS said Wednesday. It also includes victims, their families, first responders, others impacted by this tragedy who live outside Suffolk County and taxpayers whose tax preparers were adversely affected. The explosions occurred on the same day as Tax Day, April 15.

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