Shasta County gets disaster relief

The IRS modified its latest California disaster relief announcement to include Shasta County in the counties eligible for filing and payment postponement relief. (IRS CA-2023-04) Lassen County is now the only county that has not received any IRS disaster postponement relief for the 2023 winter storms.

Like the relief for taxpayers in Modoc County, the postponement relief for Shasta County only applies to payment and filing deadlines on or after February 21, 2023, and before August 15, 2023. This means that for taxpayers in Shasta County, filing and payment deadlines that fall between February 21, 2023, and August 15, 2023, are only postponed until August 15, 2023, not October 16, 2023.

Shasta County taxpayers, and taxpayers with a tax professional in Shasta County, qualify for the same filing and payment postponements as counties listed in the previous releases. This includes:
  • Individual income tax returns;
  • Business return filings normally due between March 15, 2023, and April 18, 2023;
  • First and second quarter estimated tax payments due on April 18, 2023, and June 15, 2023;
  • IRA and health savings account (HSA) contributions; and
  • Quarterly payroll and excise tax returns, normally due on May 1, 2023, and July 31, 2023.

In addition, penalties on payroll and excise tax deposits due on or after February 21, 2023, and before March 8, 2023, will be abated as long as the tax deposits were made by March 8, 2023.

We are confirming with the FTB, but it is likely they will conform to this postponement as they did with the previous postponements.

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