IRS announces new deadlines for disaster-area tax return extensions
Previously, these deadlines varied by state, and the postponement provides people affected by the disasters with additional time.
"Our hearts go out to the people hit by these disasters," IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman said. “We realize that as people put their lives back together, they need additional time to work on these tax issues."
This announcement will affect counties in Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, West Virginia, and Wisconsin that qualify for individual assistance. Affected counties in Missouri previously have been granted relief until August 29.