March 15, 2000 - Columbus, Ohio
- Tax Help For Flood Victims
The Ohio Department of Taxation will be joining the Federal
Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in providing assistance to
victims of last month's flooding in southern Ohio.
Beginning tomorrow, March 16, and on Friday, March 17,
taxpayers can obtain assistance at the FEMA office in the New
Boston Community Center (3982 Rhodes Av., New Boston) from 9
a.m. to 7 p.m.
Next week, on Wednesday and Thursday, March 22-23, staff from
the Department of Taxation will be at the FEMA office in
Gallipolis from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. for taxpayers who need help.
The office is located in the Gallia County 911 Call Center
(rear of basement), 1191 State Route 160.
State and federal emergency agencies say more than 400
families suffered flood damage.
Tax Commissioner Tom Zaino says the Department will deal on a
case-by-case basis with any tax related problem that an
individual or business faces because of the flooding.
Assistance for taxpayers directly impacted by flooding is
also available by calling the Department's Disaster Relief
Hotline at 1-888-405-4039.
For more information contact:
Gary Gudmundson, Communications Director
Ohio Department of Taxation