Delaware Grants Tax Relief for Taxpayers Affected by Hurricane Irma

The Delaware Division of Revenue announced that it will extend certain deadlines for:

  • filing corporate and personal income tax returns, and
  • making certain tax payments for Delaware taxpayers affected by Hurricane Irma.

Delaware will provide penalty relief during the extension period.

Delaware taxpayers residing in areas designated as disaster areas by the IRS have until January 31, 2018, to file tax returns due on or after August 23, 2017, through January 16, 2018.

This includes an additional filing extension for personal income taxpayers with valid extensions to October 16, 2017, and businesses with valid extensions to September 15, 2017. These taxpayers should submit a written request seeking an additional extension via email to jeffry.schott@state.de.us.

Additionally, if a taxpayer’s request is based on the tax records being located in the disaster area, the taxpayer must include the address where those records are located. Business taxpayer requests should be on company letterhead and signed by a company official.

Hurricane Irma – Additional Extension of Time to File, Delaware Division of Revenue, September 13, 2017

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