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North Carolina storm victims may qualify for tax relief from the IRS

first_img Columbus County established a volunteer/donation hotline. The purpose of the hotline is to match volunteers with organizations in a recovery effort and to accept financial donations through the charitable nonprofit, Columbus County Disaster Response, Inc.Anyone who wishes to voluntarily assist with Hurricane Florence recovery efforts in Columbus County is encouraged to call 910-640-2142 or email [email protected] Volunteers will learn about opportunities to serve and be matched with organizations working in their communities. Charitable donations can be made online at www.ColumbusCountyDisasterResponse.org or by mail to Columbus Co. Disaster Response, PO Box 1844, Whiteville,NC 28472.We will connect people to volunteer agencies that need them,” said Volunteer Coordinator, Dr. Melody Prevatte. “They can contact us and we will find something that fits their abilities, at the level they want to be involved.”Related Article: Frying Pan Tower cam: Michael’s power on displayShe emphasized that people should not take on tasks for which they have no experience or training, such as operating equipment with which they are not familiar, and they should avoid exceeding their physical limits.“We don’t want anyone to be overtaken by enthusiasm and end up injured by a chainsaw or by moving too heavy an object,” Dr. Prevatte said. “Your safety as a volunteer, whether you’re helping the lady across the street or working with a crew to clear a road, must come first.”Prevatte encouraged Columbus County residents to check on their neighbors, especially the elderly, as their first volunteer action. Individuals needing assistance should contact the appropriate governmental or community agency.The Volunteer Hotline is a collaborative of Columbus County Emergency Services and Columbus County Disaster Response, Inc. IRS logo and money (Photo: MGN Online) COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (Press Release) — All Columbus County shelters will be combined into one shelter located at the Whiteville Recreation Center located at 155 Rec Center Drive in Whiteville. All shelter occupants will be transferred today to the central shelter.North Carolina victims of Hurricane Florence may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS has been permitted to postpone certain deadlines for taxpayers who reside or have a business in the designated disaster areas. You may also claim disaster related casualty losses on your federal income tax return for either the year in which the disaster occurred, or the prior year. You may visit the IRS website www.irs.gov for additional details. You may also wish to refer to IRS Form 4684.- Advertisement – last_img read more