IRS Tax Deadline 2024: States Extending Filing Deadline to November

By Madz Dizon

Jun 15, 2024 02:29 AM EDT

IRS Tax Deadline 2024: States Extending Filing Deadline to November
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Because of weather-related issues in April, the IRS issued an extension for taxpayers in West Virginia as well as Kentucky. 

Certain residents in select counties of these states will need to ensure their taxes are filed by November 1. The relief measures are focused on assisting individuals impacted by the calamities that occurred in both states.

IRS Offers Extension for Taxpayers in Disaster-Hit Areas

The IRS emphasized the importance of this extension for the taxpayers impacted, stating that it grants individuals and many businesses until November 1, 2024, to submit their 2023 returns and settle any outstanding tax obligations. 

The agency is dedicated to assisting individuals affected by weather-related problems and giving them sufficient time to fulfill their tax responsibilities.

The IRS has stated that it is closely monitoring the situation and may expand the relief measures if necessary, Marca reported. 

This proactive approach showcases the agency's dedication to supporting taxpayers in these states during difficult times.

Ultimately, the IRS's choice to extend the tax filing deadline for certain counties in West Virginia and Kentucky demonstrates their recognition of the difficulties encountered by residents in these regions. 

This extension offers valuable assistance to individuals and businesses impacted by the April disasters, granting them additional time to handle their tax obligations.

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Extended Tax Deadline for Select Counties

Residents of Boone, Brooke, Cabell, Fayette, Hancock, Kanawha, Putnam, Tyler, Lincoln, Marshall, Nicholas, Ohio, Preston, Wayne, as well as Wetzel counties have been granted an extension until November 1, 2024, to submit their federal individual and business tax returns and settle any outstanding payments.

The extension covers deadlines that fall between April 2, 2024, and November 1, 2024, shifting them to the November 1, 2024 deadline. 

According to Kiplinger, Kentucky taxpayers who have been impacted by recent events will now have additional time to complete their federal tax returns and submit any required payments. The deadline has been extended until November 1, 2024.

This relief is accessible to regions that have been designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 

Currently, individuals and businesses within the counties of Boyd, Carter, Fayette, Henry, Jefferson, Greenup, Jessamine, Mason, Oldham, Union, as well as Whitley are eligible.

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