Congress mulls bill to provide tax relief after natural disasters

The spring tornado season is here, and in some places in the country, has descended with force. The months of April and May have seen more than 500 tornadoes in a 30-day period, according reports from federal government weather forecasters in The New York Times. The violent storms stretched from eastern Colorado and New Mexico […]

Update your emergency plan before the storm hits

As cool days give way to warmer temperatures, the environment is ripe for hurricanes, tornadoes and other strong storms. While there’s not much that can be done to prevent natural disasters from occurring, business owners can take steps ahead of time to create or update their emergency plans and protect their most valuable documents and […]

Tax deductions can be silver lining behind storm clouds

The Southeast was plagued in 2016 and at the beginning of 2017 with natural disasters that resulted in the loss of business and property. Hurricane Matthew struck the East Coast in early October, impacting the coasts of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. Throughout November, wildfires raged in North Carolina and in north Georgia.  […]

Tax deadline extended for disaster victims in Ga., Miss.

Those who live or who own businesses in the federally declared disaster areas across the Southeast following severe storms and tornadoes in January will have additional time to file and pay taxes. The IRS has announced that certain counties in Georgia and Mississippi will now have until May 31, 2017, to file their income tax returns […]