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Special Alert: Connecticut, Other New England States Issue Tax Relief for Taxpayers Affected by Storms

February 07, 2024

On January 22, New London county received a FEMA disaster emergency declaration, which allows for the postponement of certain due dates for specific tax filings and tax payments. It also allows for the deduction of casualty losses attributable to emergency declaration within the declared area. Learn more in IR-2024-17 >>

Since then, additional guidance for several states impacted by storms has been released: 

  • Connecticut: The Department of Revenue Services (DRS) is extending the filing and payment deadlines of certain Connecticut returns until June 17, 2024, which align with the IRS' guidance.  Read TSSB 2024-1 >>
  • Maine: Much of Maine was impacted by severe storms and flooding that began on Dec. 17, 2023. Impacted taxpayers now have until June 17, 2024 to file various federal individual and business tax returns and make tax payments. Read more >>
  • Rhode Island: Rhode Island residents and businesses may have been affected by storms, tornadoes, and flooding that began on Sept. 10, 2023, but the Rhode Island Division of Taxation did not issue a blanket extension. If individuals impacted by those disasters need more time to file their taxes, they must reach out to the Rhode Island Division of Taxation, which will review each impacted taxpayer's request for extension individually. Read more >>