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Extended Tax Deadlines


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The IRS has extended deadlines that apply to filing returns, paying taxes, and performing certain other time-sensitive acts for certain taxpayers affected by Hurricane Katrina, Rita, or Wilma, until February 28, 2006. The extension applies to deadlines (either an original or extended due date) that occur during the following periods.
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Affected taxpayer.


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The following taxpayers are eligible for the extension.
To ensure correct processing, affected taxpayers should write the assigned disaster designation (for example, "Hurricane Katrina") in red ink at the top of any forms or documents filed with the IRS. Affected taxpayers can also identify themselves to the IRS or ask hurricane-related questions by calling the special IRS disaster hotline at 1-866-562-5227.
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Acts extended.


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Deadlines for performing the following acts are extended.
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Forgiveness of interest and penalties.


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The IRS may forgive the interest and penalties on any underpaid income, estate, gift, employment, or excise tax for the length of any extension.