• IRS payment site crashes on tax day

    11 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Twitter's brief morning outage was stressful enough - but those who've waited until the last possible moment to pay their tax bills have a much more distressing site crash to worry about. The Internal Revenue Service's Direct pay site is down the day taxes are due.
    It's been experiencing issues for a number of hours already, and is still unreachable as of this writing. Those who visit the page will be met with a friendly red banner bearing a large exclamation mark and the words “Alert: This service is currently unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience.”
    I mean, you didn't really...
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  • The Latest: IRS payment site fails, but taxes are still due

    11 monthes ago - By Chron

    PORTLAND, Ore. - The Latest on the outage of the IRS payment website :
    4:10 p.m.
    The IRS website where people can pay their taxes and access other key services has been down for most the day, frustrating last-minute tax filers.
    A message on the website about the outage indicates the agency still expects Americans to pay their taxes on time.
    The IRS did not give an immediate explanation for the failure but said in a statement that "certain IRS systems are experiencing technical difficulties."
    The agency also said that taxpayers should filing their tax returns as they normally would. The...
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  • It's Tax Day. And The IRS' Online Payment Service Is Down

    It's Tax Day. And The IRS' Online Payment Service Is Down

    11 monthes ago - By NPR

    The Internal Revenue Service's online payment tool is "currently unavailable," as a note on the site informs users ahead of the midnight filing deadline. The IRS acknowledges "technical difficulties." (Image credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
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