Reconstructing records after a disaster is important for several reasons including insurance reimbursement and taxes. Most importantly, records can help people prove their disaster-related losses. More accurately estimated losses can help people get more recovery assistance like loans or grants.
Whether it’s personal or business property that has been lost or destroyed, here are some steps that can help people reconstruct important records.
- Get free tax return transcripts immediately using the Get Transcript on IRS.gov or through the IRS2Go app.
- Order transcripts by calling 800-908-9946 and following the prompts.