John Trapani, CPA

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Visit our blog at Accountant For Disaster Recovery


For more than 20 years I have assisted taxpayers who have experienced a disaster.

People have found this information so valuable that I established a blog to help people  prepare in advance of a disaster (which, of course, we hope does not occur) and recover from a disaster if they experience one.

Below are recent blog topics and links to the blog articles.

Income Taxes and Disasters — 2012 Year End Summary

Was 2012 a big year for disasters? Well it depends on how you look at it. There were 47 declared disasters in 2012. Fourteen years, starting with 1953 exceeded the 47 count. Ten of the fourteen fell in the period between 2002 and 2011. Three occurred between 1996 and 1999. The first year that exceeded 47 declarations was Read more

Tax Advice: Hurricane Sandy


News & Tax Advice From One of America’s Leading Disaster Recovery Specialists

People may be well on their way to recovering from Hurricane Sandy, but the after effects don’t end with clean up and reconstruction.

Tax Advice For A Disaster Such As Hurricane Sandy

Tax consequences following a disaster are complicated. And with April 15 fast approaching, now is the time to make sure you have considered tax ramifications of Read more…

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March 22, 2013