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Disaster relief and recovery

Controlling your business when circumstances are beyond your control

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Natural disasters, in many forms, cause disruption in daily life and business operations. Advance business continuity planning is essential, yet assistance and relief is needed when people, facilities and resources are impacted. We understand how hard it can be to get back on track. See below for insights on the challenges and opportunties of rebuilding your business after a catastrophic event. We also track the regulatory relief issued for major U.S. disasters, so you don't have to search for it.

Please contact us if you need help with business insurance claims, damages assessment, tax relief, systems recovery or any other business continuity effort.  

Post-event considerations

How employers can assist employees impacted by major disasters

Employers have several tax-advantaged methods for providing financial support to employees impacted by hurricanes or other major disasters.

Partners indirectly affected by disasters may qualify for relief

Passthrough investors whose K-1s come from entities located in covered disaster areas may be afforded tax relief.

2017 California wildfires 

California announces tax relief due to wildfires

California announces tax relief due to wildfires

California taxpayers located in several counties are eligible for disaster-related benefits such as filing and payment extensions.

  • October 17, 2017
IRS announces tax relief for California wildfires

IRS announces tax relief for California wildfires

The IRS announced tax relief to certain northern California counties impacted by the recent outbreak of wildfires.

  • October 13, 2017
Additional event-specific information

See the pages below for a complete listing of RSM insights and information about each of these recent disasters

Hurricane Maria: Business recovery and relief

Hurricane Maria: Business recovery and relief

Stay current on new regulatory relief and other business recovery opportunities related to the impact of Hurricane Maria.

Hurricane Irma: Business recovery  and relief

Hurricane Irma: Business recovery and relief

Regulatory relief and other post-event information related to the impact of Hurricane Irma in October 2017. Learn more.

Hurricane Harvey: Business recovery and relief

Hurricane Harvey: Business recovery and relief

Regulatory relief and other post-event information related to the impact of Hurricane Harvey. Let us help your business recover.