United States

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.  

Most recent event(s)

IRS extends filing deadlines for Hurricane Michael victims

IRS extends filing deadlines for Hurricane Michael victims

The IRS has extended Oct. 15 and other upcoming deadlines to provide tax relief for victims of Hurricane Michael.

  • October 15, 2018
IRS and North Carolina announce Hurricane Florence tax relief

IRS and North Carolina announce Hurricane Florence tax relief

The IRS announced tax relief, including extended deadlines, to certain North Carolina counties impacted by Hurricane Florence.

  • September 18, 2018
Disaster relief and Hurricane Florence

Disaster relief and Hurricane Florence

The IRS has released preliminary information regarding relief for taxpayers and tax preparers in areas affected by Hurricane Florence.

  • September 13, 2018
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.

Event-specific information

See the pages below for all RSM insights and information pertaining to specific qualifying events

California wildfires: Business recovery and relief

California wildfires: Business recovery and relief

Learn about the regulatory relief extended to businesses impacted by California's extensive wildfires in fall 2017.

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.