Emergency and Disaster Response
This web site includes current information for the public and Revenue employees to use when conducting business with the Department during a disaster or emergency. It also includes information to help you prepare for and recover from an emergency or disaster.
Login to get work information such as:
- Messages from senior leadership
- Revenue Emergency Management Policy
- Statewide emergency information
- Emergency preparation
Office closure information
Get information on the status of offices affected by a disaster or emergency. You can also find addresses for offices temporarily relocated, and phone numbers and e-mail information to help you reschedule your appointments at each closed office.
- Current office closures (updated)
All Department of Revenue Offices are open for normal business hours.
Information for those directly affected by an emergency
Learn about waivers or extensions authorized by the Governor of Florida or Revenue's Executive Director. Read press releases about emergency or disaster situations affecting any Florida Department of Revenue program (child support, general tax, property tax) locations.
- Taxpayers Impacted by Hurricane Sandy
The Florida Department of Revenue will make all attempts allowed by law to work with taxpayers located in areas impacted by Hurricane Sandy. This applies to affected taxpayers with original or extended due dates on October 31, 2012 and November 1, 2012. If an affected taxpayer receives a penalty notice from the Department after filing a return or making a tax payment, the taxpayer should call the telephone number on the notice to discuss their individual situation.
- Executive Orders and Emergency Waivers
- Frequently asked questions
- Question: What if a Revenue office in my area is closed due to a disaster or an emergency?
- Answer: A list of all Revenue offices impacted by a disaster or emergency will be posted on this web site. This listing will also include the addresses for the temporary locations of impacted offices, as well as any other arrangements made to continue service to Florida residents.
- Question: Where would I go to find the announcement of an extension or waiver of deadlines related to the filing of various taxes due to an emergency or disaster?
- Answer: Waivers and extensions will be posted on this web site. We encourage you to check here for updates or contact our general tax call center at 800-352-3671.
- Question: I had an appointment scheduled at the local child support office, but there was a storm that prevented me from going to the appointment. I do not know if the office is still open. How can I find out?
- Answer: A list of all Revenue offices impacted by a disaster or emergency will be posted on this web site. This listing will also include the address for temporary locations of impacted offices, as well as any other arrangements made to continue service to Florida residents. We encourage you to check here for updates or contact our child support call center at 800-622-5437 (800-622-KIDS).
- Florida news
The Florida Division of Emergency Management provides news and information from other agencies and resources throughout the state of Florida.
Tips to help you safeguard your important tax documents and resources to help you create an emergency response plan.
Resources to help recover from an emergency or disaster.
- County Emergency Management Contacts
Each of the 67 Florida Counties has a County Emergency Management which provides for local activities related to saving lives and protecting property from natural, manmade and technological emergencies.
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security provides disaster assistance information for individuals and families. You'll find information about declared disasters or emergencies, planning, applying for assistance, and recovery.
- Insurance information
The Florida Department of Financial Services provides information about financial recovery from disasters or emergencies. In the event of a storm or other natural disaster, up-to-the-minute financial and insurance information will be posted here.
- IRS Disaster Assistance and Emergency Relief page
The Internal Revenue Service provides information about special tax law provisions that may help you or your business recover financially from the effects of a disaster, especially when the federal government declares their location to be a major disaster area.
- Disaster Unemployment Assistance
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity provides information about unemployment compensation or disaster unemployment assistance. If you were working or living in an area officially declared a disaster county and are now unemployed as a result of the disaster, this site gives you information you need to find out if you're eligible to receive compensation.