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Tax Relief for Disaster Recovery Efforts

Insights and practical guidance in the wake of a natural disaster

When a natural disaster becomes an unfortunate reality, those affected are widespread:

  • Communities where destruction occurred
  • Companies that have had loss of property
  • Employers, charities, and the community providing support to their employees
  • Contractors involved in rebuilding the infrastructure
  • Insurers assessing the damage

KPMG LLP (KPMG) tax professionals examine the special tax law provisions that may help taxpayers and businesses recover financially from the impact of a disaster. 

 

Bookmark this page to stay on top of the latest news and insights on disaster recovery.

 

 

KPMG TaxWatch Disaster Recovery Webcast Series

A series of Webcasts focused on the tax implications of disaster recovery

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September 18, 2017: Employer and Community Assistance to Employees and Postponed IRS Filing Dates

 

This Webcast will focus on IRS treatments of various types of employee assistance, including charitable contributions, as well as addressing the postponed IRS filing dates for those impacted by the recent hurricanes.

 

Date: Sept. 18, 2017, 3pm ET

> Replay to come soon

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September 25, 2017: Tax Considerations for Service Providers

 

This Webcast will discuss several tax issues that businesses and contractors who are deployed to assist with repair projects should consider.

 

Date: Sept. 25, 2017, 2pm ET

> Register here

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October 4, 2017: Casualty Loss Issues

 

This Webcast will discuss several tax issues that companies dealing with casualty loss should consider.

 

Date: Oct. 4, 2017, 2pm ET

> Registration link coming soon

 

The tax implications of disaster recovery - learn more:

Affected Entities

Affected Entities

Those organizations directly impacted by a natural disaster

Relief Providers

Relief Providers

Employers, communities, & charities assisting affected employees

Insurers

Insurers

Insurance companies charged with assessing the damage

Contractors

Contractors

Enterprises involved in the rebuilding of affected infrastructures

 

Latest news and guidance

IRS Provides Hurricane-related Tax Relief for Taxpayers in Georgia

The IRS issued a release announcing that taxpayers affected by Hurricane Irma in the entire State of Georgia now have until January 31, 2018, to file certain individual and business tax returns and make certain tax payments.

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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma: Casualty Loss Deductions

A brief overview of the basic principles of the Internal Revenue Code's casualty loss provisions. 

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Tax Relief Available for Businesses Affected by Hurricane Irma

Companies affected by Hurricane Irma and its aftermath—particularly those in counties designated by the federal government as disaster areas—may benefit from a number of federal tax relief provisions. 

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Guidance for Exports Affected by Hurricane Irma

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently issued guidance with respect to export shipments affected by Hurricane Irma.

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KPMG Report: Tax Relief Available for Businesses Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Companies affected by Hurricane Irma and its aftermath—particularly those in counties designated by the federal government as disaster areas—may benefit from a number of federal tax relief provisions.  Read a description of some of the relief measures that may be available.

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KPMG's other disaster recovery services

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Recovery and Rebuild

Discover how KPMG Advisory Services can help individuals, governments, and businesses deal with the impact of Harvey and Irma.

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Insurance Claims Services

Learn how KPMG professionals can assist in the filing of complex property damage and business insurance claims.

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Infrastructure and Rebuilding

Practical strategies to turn the most complex infrastructure projects from building blocks to reality.

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State, Local, and Federal Government

Understanding the challenges that all levels of the government face with multiple competing priorities in the wake of a natural disaster.

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Contact Us

Infrastructure

Contact James Atkinson
James Atkinson

Principal, Washington National Tax
713-319-3190
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Human Resources

Contact Karen Field
Karen Field

Principal, Compensations & Benefits Group
202-533-4234
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State and Local Tax

Contact Douglas Maziur
Douglas Maziur

Principal, State and Local Tax Group
713-319-3866
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Filing Dates and Procedures

Contact Harve Lewis
Harve Lewis

Director, Practice, Procedure, and Administration Group
202-533-6024
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Infrastructure

Contact Michael Moore
Michael Moore

Partner, Business Tax Services
303-382-7748
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Charitable Contributions

Contact Alexandra Mitchell
Alexandra Mitchell

Managing Director, Exempt Organizations Group
202-533-6078
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Trade and Customs

Contact Andrew Siciliano
Andrew Siciliano

Partner, Trade and Customs Services
631-425-6057
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Filing Dates and Procedures

Contact Lawrence Mack
Lawrence Mack

Director, Practice, Procedure, and Administration Group
202-533-3381
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Infrastructure

Contact Holly Belanger
Holly Belanger

Partner, Passthroughs Group
202-533-4096
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For General Inquiries on Natural Disasters:

Hurricane Harvey

Contact Douglas Maziur
Douglas Maziur

Principal, State and Local Tax Group
713-319-3866
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Hurricane Harvey

Contact Paul Mundwiller
Paul Mundwiller

Partner, Business Tax Services
713-319-2959
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Hurricane Irma

Contact Benjamin Rohrer
Benjamin Rohrer

Tax Managing Director
404-222-7190
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