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Ohio Extends Filing Deadline for Victims of Sandy


The Ohio Department of Taxation Commercial Activity Tax (CAT) has announced that the third quarter filing deadline will be extended for businesses in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut adversely affected by Hurricane Sandy. The extension allows businesses until December 28, 2012, to file these returns and make payments.

In order to qualify for the extension, businesses must be located in a county that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has declared eligible for disaster relief.

Affected businesses in need of an extension are advised to contact the CAT division at 888-722-8829. If deemed eligible, they will not be charged interest, late-payment, or late-filing penalties.

Below is a list of counties that FEMA has declared eligible for disaster relief because of Hurricane Sandy:

Connecticut
Fairfield County
Middlesex County
New Haven County
Mashantucket Pequot Indian Reservation

New Jersey
Atlantic County
Bergen County
Burlington County
Camden County
Cape May County
Cumberland County
Essex County
Gloucester County
Hudson County
Hunterdon County
Mercer County
Middlesex County
Monmouth County
Morris County
Ocean County
Passaic County
Salem County
Somerset County
Sussex County
Union County
Warren County

New York
Bronx County
Kings County
Nassau County
New York County
Orange County
Putnam County
Queens County
Richmond County
Rockland County
Suffolk County
Sullivan County
Ulster County
Westchester County

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.