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We lost are mobile homes during Hurricane Irma. Can I claim that loss on my income tax?

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You would be allowed to deduct personal property losses that are not covered by insurance or other reimbursements. You will need to file form 4684 with your return.

You have the choice of either claiming this loss in 2017 filing or amend you 2016 return. If you choose to file the 2016 then make sure you put “Florida, Hurricane Irma” at the top of the form so that the IRS can expedite the processing of the refund.

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