turbotax icon
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
turbotax icon
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
turbotax icon
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
turbotax icon
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Announcements
Event: Ask the Experts about your refund > RSVP NOW!
Close icon
Do you have a TurboTax Online account?

We'll help you get started or pick up where you left off.

Does Covid-19 count as a natural disaster when considering Feb ,18 2020?

 
Connect with an expert
x
Do you have an Intuit account?

Do you have an Intuit account?

You'll need to sign in or create an account to connect with an expert.

2 Replies

Does Covid-19 count as a natural disaster when considering Feb ,18 2020?

No.  

AmyC
Expert Alumni

Does Covid-19 count as a natural disaster when considering Feb ,18 2020?

According to the IRS, it is technically a disaster. See Special Issues for Employees | Internal Revenue Service & COVID-19-Related Tax Credits: Basic FAQs | Internal ... What they meant versus what they accept is a different story.

I agree that no seems like the actual answer depending on what you are trying to claim and do. I think this could turn into quite a few tax court cases.

**Say "Thanks" by clicking the thumb icon in a post
**Mark the post that answers your question by clicking on "Mark as Best Answer"
message box icon

Get more help

Ask questions and learn more about your taxes and finances.

Post your Question
Manage cookies