Due to the damage caused by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding, in Alabama on April 15, 2011, President Barack Obama declared the following counties a federal disaster area: Autauga, Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Choctaw, Clarke, Colbert, Coosa, Cullman, DeKalb, Elmore, Escambia, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Hale, Jackson, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marengo, Marion, Marshall, Monroe, Morgan, Perry, Pickens, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Washington and Winston.
Declaration Leads to Extension of Payroll Tax and Other Deadlines
Therefore, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced recently that it will waive failure to deposit penalties for employment and excise taxes due after April 14, 2011 and before May 3, 2011 as long as the deposits were made by May 2, 2011. In addition, affected taxpayers have until June 30, 2011 to file most tax returns.
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