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Recovering Tax Records After Natural Disasters

With the ongoing wildfires in the western United States, the recent flooding in Tennessee, and Hurricane Ida hitting the Gulf Coast on Sunday, the IRS has issued a tax tip on how victims of natural disasters can rebuild their tax records, financial statements and property records. After a natural disaster, taxpayers may need records to help them prove and recover disaster-related losses. This may be for tax purposes, receiving support from federal assistance programs or for insurance claims.

To get free copies of tax records, the IRS suggests visiting its “Get Transcripts” web page at or calling 800-908-9946 to order transcripts.

Read the full tax tip for additional information:

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