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While tax records are hardly a first priority for those affected by natural disasters like those that recently struck Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, taxpayers who are victims of a disaster will need to reconstruct their records – not least to help prove and document their losses, either for tax purposes, or for getting federal assistance or insurance reimbursement.

With that in mind, the IRS created a handy list of things taxpayers can do to help get their records back in shape in the aftermath a disaster.