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Hurricane Filing Delay Essential, ‘Master of Disaster’ CPA Says

Sept. 14, 2020, 5:46 PM

A Louisiana-based accountant wants the Internal Revenue Service to delay filing deadlines for taxpayers in the state before Tropical Storm Sally hits the Gulf Coast.

In letters to IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig and National Taxpayer Advocate Erin M. Collins dated Sept. 13, Gerard Schreiber, a partner at Schreiber & Schreiber in Metairie, La., wrote that the storm’s approach nearing the Sept. 15 filing deadline “causes tremendous anxiety to both taxpayers and practitioners.”

  • Schreiber—who was awarded by the American Institute of CPAs last year for making use of “his deep expertise on disaster tax relief” with the industry and...

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