From the IRS:

Winter storm extension: Many businesses have extra time to request a 6-month extension.

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has declared a State Disaster Emergency for five counties affected by the March 2018 Nor’easters that began on March 2, 2018, and on March 9, 2018. As a result of this declaration, the Acting Commissioner of Taxation and Finance has postponed certain tax filing and payment deadlines for taxpayers who were directly affected by these storms. The relief provided for in this notice applies to taxpayers directly affected by the storms in the counties of Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, and Westchester.


Other News from the IRS: Letter 5071C

The IRS is continuing efforts  to determine who filed a suspicious tax return. In some cases, we will send Letter 5071C to certain taxpayers and ask the them to use an online identity verification process. Taxpayers always have the option of calling the telephone number in the letter. We wanted you to be aware of this change should your clients contact you.

Read the text by clicking here:   Understanding Your 5071C Letter