Taxpayers who have a valid extension and are in or affected by a federally declared disaster area may be allowed more time to file. Currently, taxpayers impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria qualify for this relief. See the disaster relief page on www.IRS.gov for details.
Virgin Islands survivors of Hurricane Irma or Hurricane Maria who apply for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency may be contacted by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
The relief extends the usual 14-day absence period to 117 days, beginning Sept. 6 and ending Dec. 31, for the presence test for residency under the tax rules.
Renters may be eligible for grants from FEMA to help with disaster-related expenses. They may qualify for a low-interest SBA loan of up to $40,000 to repair or replace personal property.
A limited schedule covering Oct. 2 through Oct. 31, will offer daily flight service between the following routes, Flights to St. Croix will begin on Oct. 5.
‘Visa Merchant Locator’ Gives Customers a Directory of Retailers Currently Offering Daily Essentials
To help people in hurricane-affected areas in the U.S., U.S. territories and other Caribbean territories to find essential supplies -- such as groceries, fuel, convenience, lodging -- Visa has created a store locator to identify merchants that have recently accepted Visa payments.
Upon approval, emergency housing can be provided for up to a year after the close of the month in which the major disaster was declared by the president.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today offered a rundown of key tax relief that has been made available to victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
Cruise lines are anxious to resume visits to the U.S. Virgin Islands, Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp told members of the business community at a Tuesday meeting on St. Thomas.
Victims of Hurricane Maria that took place beginning on Sept. 16 in parts of the U.S. Virgin Islands may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service.