Tax relief for April 27 storm victims

Victims of storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding beginning April 15, 2011 in parts of Alabama may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service.  
President Obama has declared the following Alabama counties a federal disaster area: Autauga, Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chilton, Choctaw, Colbert, Coosa, Elmore, Etowah, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jackson, Limestone, Madison, Marengo, Marion, Morgan, Pickens, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Washington and Winston. 
Affected taxpayers include those who reside or have a principal place of business in the presidentially declared disaster area, as well as persons outside the area whose records are located in the designated disaster area, all relief workers affiliated with recognized government or philanthropic organizations that assisted in the relief efforts, and any individual visiting the designated disaster area who was killed or injured as a result of the disaster.
 
Read the full details of the IRS tax relief and what you need to do if affected.