Taxes and nuclear war

From: TaxHelp@hal1.ausc.irs.gov
To: jkonrath@speakeasy.org
Subject: IRS Email Tax Law Assistance
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2000 12:24:38 -0500
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Thank you for your inquiry.  Publication 2194, Disaster Losses Kit contains the contingency plan for the large number of people who would have casualty losses in the event of a worldwide nuclear war.  For additional information, see Publication 547, Casualties, Disasters, and Thefts and Publication 584, Casualty, Disaster, and Theft Loss Workbook.
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Does the IRS have any sort of contingency plan for the large number of people who would file massive capital losses in the event of a worldwide nuclear war?
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