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What is a qualified disaster for taking a casualty loss in 2020?

Qualified disasters to take a casualty loss in 2020 include disasters declared by the president under section 401 of the Stafford Act that are declared between January 1, 2018 and February 17, 2020. The loss needs to have occurred before January 19, 2020.

The California wildfires in January 2018 don't count for this specific relief.

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