U.S. Sen. John Hoeven Monday said the Internal Revenue Service has agreed to extend the deadline for filing tax returns in North Dakota, and waive penalties for late returns.
Midnight Monday was the deadline to file. But residents across the state were digging out from a record-breaking snowstorm that dropped as many as 19 inches of snow, drifting snow in some communities, delaying school openings and closing stores and major roads.
The IRS says people who can't meet the deadline due to the storm still must file "within a reasonable time," after transportation problems and power outages have been resolved.
More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.