IRS updates public guidance for 9/11 survivors, families to claim tax exemptions on disability payments

The IRS is finally updating its public guidance to make it clear that 9/11 survivors and their families can claim tax exemptions on their disability payments.

Disability payments “for injuries incurred as a direct result of a terrorist attack directed against the United States (or its allies)…are not included in income,” the agency says in a Thursday update.

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