Taxpayers who have a valid extension and are in or affected by a federally declared disaster area may be allowed more time to file. Currently, taxpayers impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria qualify for this relief. See the disaster relief page on www.IRS.gov for details.
U.S. Virgin Islanders who were directly impacted by hurricanes Irma or Maria and were receiving rental assistance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) before the storms should register with FEMA.
Virgin Islands survivors of Hurricane Irma or Hurricane Maria who apply for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency may be contacted by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
While working to protect tenants affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the V.I. Port Authority board also decided to amend its future lease agreements to include some protection for the port against tenants filing for bankruptcy.
U.S. Virgin Islanders could encounter dangerous mold while cleaning up their homes after hurricanes Irma and Maria. Survivors can successfully remove mold and protect themselves and their families by taking a few basic precautions.
Hurricanes Irma and Maria buried the territory under an estimated 1.2 million cubic yards of natural and man-made waste, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is overseeing efforts to collect and remove the debris.