Public Safety Power Shutoffs may affect taxpayers

October 11, 2019

Taxpayers impacted by the October 2019 Public Safety Power Shutoffs may be eligible for penalty relief. They may receive relief if they:

  • Filed a tax return after the October 15, 2019 extended-filing deadline due to the power shutoffs AND
  • Received late filing penalties

They can request penalty abatement (removal) if they can show reasonable cause. Review Reasonable cause to request penalty abatement or for more information.  

Visit PG&E Public Safety Shutoff Updates for more information about the outages.