IRS Announces Florida Tax Relief Following Hurricane Idalia

In response to the severe damage caused by Hurricane Idalia, the IRS has extended tax deadlines for affected Floridians.

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Following the destruction many faced in Florida from Hurricane Idalia, the IRS announced a tax deadline extension for individuals and businesses directly impacted by the disaster. The IRS deadline for individuals in Florida with a valid extension to file their 2022 federal tax returns has been extended from Oct. 16, 2023, to Feb. 15, 2024.

Hurricane Idalia made landfall near Keaton Beach as a Category 3 hurricane on the morning of Aug. 30. It wreaked havoc along Florida’s northwest coastline with sustained winds of 125 miles per hour and a significant 16-foot storm surge. The hurricane led to extensive flooding and damaged infrastructure, leaving thousands without electricity for several days.

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Kiana Curtis

Kiana Curtis is a freelance writer and licensed mortgage professional with a Bachelor's in Business Administration. With over six years working in various business settings, Kiana specializes in writing about finance, real estate, and marketing. Her unique blend of practical experience and financial acumen allows her to transform complex topics into accessible advice for readers.