Due to the damage caused by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and associated flooding, in Georgia on April 27, 2011, President Barack Obama declared the following counties a federal disaster area: Bartow, Catoosa, Cherokee, Coweta, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, Greene, Harris, Habersham, Heard, Lamar, Lumpkin, Meriwether, Monroe, Morgan, Newton, Pickens, Polk, Rabun, Spalding, Troup, Upson, Walker and White.
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 26, 2011 and before May 13, 2011 as long as the deposits were made by May 12, 2011. In addition, affected taxpayers have until June 30, 2011 to file most tax returns.
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