1 minute read | October.18.2023
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has postponed the due dates for U.S. taxpayers affected by the terrorist attacks in Israel beginning on October 7, 2023. Affected taxpayers described below have until October 7, 2024 to file tax returns, make tax payments or perform certain other acts that are otherwise due to be performed on or after October 7, 2023 and before October 7, 2024. These include, among others, filing any U.S. federal income or employment tax return, paying any U.S. federal income or employment tax (or estimate or installment thereof), making contributions to a qualified retirement plan, filing a petition with the U.S. Tax Court or filing a claim for credit or refund.
Affected taxpayers eligible for relief are:
The IRS automatically identifies and applies relief to taxpayers whose principal residence or principal place of business is located in the covered area based on previously filed returns. Other affected taxpayers should call the IRS disaster hotline at (866) 562-5227 or (267) 941-1000 (for international callers).
For more information, please see Notice 2023-71, https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-23-71.pdf.