• Tax Day became one of 2018's biggest media wars, as the GOP and Democrats battled over the new tax law

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Tuesday was Tax Day 2018, the last day for taxpayers to file their 2017 tax returns.
    Republicans spent the day touting the positive effects of their new tax reform law.
    Democrats, on the other hand, attacked the GOP law as a hand out to corporations and the wealthy.
    WASHINGTON - Republicans and Democrats waged an all out war over the new tax law on Tuesday, as Americans met the deadline to file their taxes under the old system for the last time.
    The two sides fought back and forth with six-figure ad buys, press conferences, op-eds, and media appearance after media appearance.
    GOP touts new...
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  • Trump is filing for an extension on his tax returns - here's how you can, too

    Trump is filing for an extension on his tax returns - here's how you can, too

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Donald Trump has filed for an extension on his 2017 tax returns.
    Anyone can apply for an extension through the IRS website , which moves the filing deadline to October 15, 2018.
    Payment plans are also available for people who can't pay their tax balance in full.
    President Donald Trump is filing for an extension on his 2017 tax returns.
    "The President filed an extension for his 2017 tax return, as do many Americans with complex returns," White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday, which is Tax Day. She also said Trump will file his return by the extension deadline of...
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  • IRS systems have crashed. Here's a fool-proof way to file your taxes on time

    IRS systems have crashed. Here's a fool-proof way to file your taxes on time

    6 days ago - By Washington Post

    You might want to go old school and send it by mail.
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  • IRS electronic filing system breaks down hours before tax deadline

    6 days ago - By Philly

    The technical difficulties come as millions of Americans scramble to beat the midnight deadline for filing
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  • Trump wants an extension for his 2017 tax return

    Trump wants an extension for his 2017 tax return

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump filed an extension to submit his 2017 tax return.
    Trump's request for an extension is common for high-income individuals with complex tax returns.
    Trump's taxes have been a consistent source of interest since the start of the 2016 campaign.
    Tuesday is Tax Day, the last day for people to file their 2017 tax returns.
    President Donald Trump filed for an extension to submit his 2017 tax return, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday.
    "The President filed an extension for his 2017 tax return, as do many Americans with complex returns," Sanders...
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  • IRS Online Filing System Goes Down on Tax Day

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    The online filing system used by Americans to submit tax returns to the Internal Revenue Service experienced technical difficulties Tuesday, the last day to meet the agency's deadline.
    In particular, the “ Direct Pay ” service that allows taxpayers to make payments online, using their bank accounts, was down as of noon eastern time. “This service is temporarily unavailable,” the page titled “unplannedOutagePage” reads. “We are working to resolve the issue. Please come back later and try again.”
    The page added that despite the lack of the Direct Pay service, “our tax payment is...
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  • IRS online payment site fails on tax day

    6 days ago - By Chron

    Just in time for tax day: the IRS website to make payments is down.
    The IRS did not have an immediate explanation for the failure. But it said on its website that its online payment system became unavailable at 2:50 A.M. ET on Tuesday.
    IRS Acting Commissioner David Kautter testified during a House Oversight Hearing Tuesday that a number of systems are down at the moment and that they are working to resolve the issue.
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  • The IRS website for filing tax returns is experiencing technical issues as the filing deadline looms

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Parts of the Internal Revenue Service's online filing system are down.
    Acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter told lawmakers at a hearing on Tuesday that "a number of systems are unavailable at the moment."
    Tuesday is Tax Day , the deadline for taxpayers to file their 2017 federal taxes.
    The Internal Revenue Service online tax return filing platform is experiencing technical issues on Tuesday, the same day that federal tax filings are due.
    Acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter told members of Congress that some parts of the agency's online system were experiencing technical...
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