The Internal Revenue Service is offering tax relief for victims of Hurricane Irma, granting additional time to file tax returns and make payments for victims in the Virgin Islands, with similar relief expected for victims in Florida and other states as well as the storm moves further north.

President Trump declared last week that a major disaster exists in the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the IRS granted tax relief Friday to affected taxpayers in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The IRS is also likely to announce relief by the end of the day Monday for Florida victims, according to a spokesperson contacted by Accounting Today. The IRS has set up a web page for the disaster with up-to-date information on help for victims of Hurricane Irma.

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