IRS Relief for Florida Comes as Lawmakers Pass Major Tax Cuts

Florida residents impacted by recent storms have an extended IRS tax deadline, as state lawmakers pass a nearly $1.3 billion Florida tax cut bill.

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Following severe storms and flooding in Florida, the IRS extended the tax deadline for affected Florida residents. The IRS announcement that some in Florida have more time to file their 2022 federal tax returns notably comes after Tax Day. The tax deadline extension came just before Florida lawmakers passed a nearly $1.3 billion tax cut bill. It now awaits a signature from the governor.

Republican Rep. Stan McClain, chair of Florida's House Ways and Means Committee, wanted a bill that helped Floridians. “That was the litmus test — does this provide relief to the consumer?” McClain said in a statement.

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Katelyn Washington
Former Tax Writer

Katelyn has more than 6 years of experience working in tax and finance. While she specialized in tax content while working at Kiplinger from 2023 to 2024, Katelyn has also written for digital publications on topics including insurance, retirement, and financial planning and had financial advice commissioned by national print publications. She believes knowledge is the key to success and enjoys providing content that educates and informs.