WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service’s tax-exempt bond office is giving issuers affected by Hurricane Sandy additional time to file certain bond-related forms.

State and local governments located in federally-declared disaster areas, including Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island, are allowed to file bond information forms — 8038, 8038-T and 8038-CP — late until Feb. 1, 2013, according to an IRS release issued Thursday.

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