IRS extends filing deadline for New York small businesses

Mar 16, 2017
Originally published on March 16, 2017 5:45 am

color:#333333">ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service is extending deadlines to file business income tax returns for small businesses affected by wind and snow storms in the state.

color:#333333">The office of Democratic U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Wednesday that the IRS responded to a letter he sent Tuesday on behalf of his constituents asking the agency to extend the March 15 deadline due to power outages and inclement weather.

color:#333333">Schumer's spokesman says the agency will now extend deadlines for small businesses to file for a six-month extension without penalty by March 20.

color:#333333">New York was under a state of emergency March 15 as a nor'easter pounded parts of the state with up to three feet of snow and caused thousands to lose power.