IRS News Release  
September 20, 2001

Businesses Can E-Mail Disaster Questions

WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service today activated an electronic mailbox to provide assistance and answers to business taxpayers affected by the September 11 terrorist attacks. Businesses can send their questions to

“Because of the breadth and scope of the tragic events of September 11, taxpayers face many questions,” said IRS Commissioner Charles O. Rossotti. “Businesses can get the answers about extensions and other tax relief stemming from these disasters by e-mailing their questions to us.”

The e-mail address was established to respond to questions businesses might have that were not addressed in the technical guidance – Notice 2001-61 and Notice 2001-63. The notices explain the extensions and other tax relief available to those affected by the terrorist attacks and are available at

“Some businesses have IRS workers on their premises every day, and we encourage businesses to discuss any questions with these IRS representatives” said Larry Langdon, Commissioner of the Large and Mid-Size Business Division. “Our people are ready to answer pressing tax questions from those companies affected by this tragedy.”

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