Natural disasters can – and do – happen at any time. Preparing in advance of a disaster can give people peace of mind after a disaster hits as they begin the recovery process. The website, IRS.gov, has information and resources that can help taxpayers before and after a disaster. These links are to content prepared by IRS.gov.
This page features links to disaster resources. They walk taxpayers through the information that will help them after a disaster. This page also links to local news releases and frequently asked questions.
This page highlights news specific to local areas. This includes disaster relief and tax provisions that affect certain states.
This page contains information to help taxpayers with common tax-related questions after a disaster. Content is sorted by topic so users can easily find what they need.
This resource guide provides information for individuals and businesses affected by a disaster. It also covers the help available for disaster victims. The guide can help taxpayers claim unreimbursed casualty losses on property that was damaged or destroyed.
This workbook helps individual taxpayers figure the loss on their property because of a disaster, casualty or theft.
This workbook helps businesses figure the loss on business property because of a disaster, casualty or theft.
This publication explains the tax treatment of casualties, thefts and losses.