Employer assistance to employees and postponed IRS filing dates

Sep 18, 2017 15:00

Webcast overview:

Tax Impacts of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Recovery: Part 1: Employer Assistance to Employees and Postponed IRS Filing Dates

Join us for the first installment in a series of Webcasts focused on disaster recovery tax issues.

In this Webcast, senior-level professionals from KPMG LLP’s (KPMG) Washington National Tax practice will discuss the IRS’ treatment of various types of employer assistance, including charitable assistance, to employees affected by federally declared disasters. We will also address the postponed IRS filing dates for those impacted by the recent hurricanes and offer practical steps for implementing:

  • Methods for reimbursing employees for living expenses
  • Loans to employees
  • Paid time off and other donations from employees to affected employees, including GoFundMe and similar campaigns
  • Payroll deductions for charitable assistance
  • Disaster relief funds through charitable organizations.


Karen M. Field

Karen M. Field

Principal, Global Reward Services Group, Washington National Tax, KPMG LLP (US)

Harve Lewis

Harve Lewis

Director, KPMG LLP

Alexandra Mitchell

Alexandra Mitchell

Managing Director, Exempt Organizations Group, Washington National Tax, KPMG LLP (US)

Paul Mundwiller

Paul Mundwiller

Partner, Business Tax Services, KPMG LLP (US)