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Well, that was a wild Tax Day. This how many people procrastinated.

“Wednesday, the IRS said it had accepted more than 14 million tax submissions since processing systems reopened following the early morning system outage on Tax Day” writes Michelle Singletary Writes for washingtonpost.com. There had been a hardware issue in a section of the agency’s system that contains taxpayers’ personal tax records, the agency told The Washington Post.Read more: IRS to delay tax deadline by one day after technology collapse Also last week, I asked: What have you done when you couldn’t pay the IRS on Tax Day?. It’s great that they got…

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IRS: Millions able to file taxes with system working again

“Acting Commissioner David Kautter said that the IRS is current with all of the tax submissions and no backlog remains” writes The Associated Press for seattletimes.com. The IRS extended the tax deadline until Wednesday night following the massive snag.The IRS said that as of Wednesday morning, it has accepted more than 14 million tax submissions since processing systems reopened. Source: seattletimes.com Share This:

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The IRS just pushed back the deadline to file taxes by one day after its website crashed on Tax Day

“According to the IRS, taxpayers could still file their returns through third-party filers like H&R Block and TurboTax during the outage but the IRS was having trouble processing the submission from those groups” writes Aol Staff for aol.com. “This is the busiest tax day of the year, and the IRS apologizes for the inconvenience this system issue caused for taxpayers,” Acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter said in a statement. NOW WATCH: How a series of deadly Russian apartment bombings in 1999 led to Putin’s rise to power SEE ALSO: The IRS…

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IRS to delay tax deadline by one day after agency’s Tax Day technology collapses

“Each year, millions of Americans are required to file tax returns by mid-April for money they earned the prior year” writes Mike Debonis for seattletimes.com. By late Tuesday, the IRS said its systems were back online, and taxpayers could proceed to file returns through the end of Wednesday.Mark Everson, another former IRS commissioner, also said he was unaware of any comparable failures at the agency on Tax Day.A computer glitch at the IRS knocked offline the agency’s ability to process many tax returns filed electronically, a stunning breakdown that left…

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IRS Delays Tax Deadline by One Day Because of Online Filing System Failure

“Note that your tax payment is due although IRS Direct Pay may not be available” writes Justin Peters for slate.com. Update, April 17, 7:20 p.m.: The IRS has announced that it will extend the tax deadline by one day because of the system failure Tuesday.Taxpayers should continue filing their tax returns as they normally would.” A representative also said that the filing is still due by midnight for the time being. Source: slate.com Share This:

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IRS extends tax-filing deadline for one day after website glitch: report

“The Internal Revenue Service late Tuesday extended its tax-filing deadline for one day, after a glitch knocked out the IRS website for much of the day, the Wall Street Journal reported” writes Mike Murphy for marketwatch.com. Earlier in the day, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said those who were blocked from the IRS site would get tax extensions. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Online tax filers will get an extension from IRS, Steven Mnuchin says

“Taxpayers thwarted from filing online Tuesday before the deadline because the IRS payment site was down will get an extension on their taxes, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said” writes Alex Brandon Ap for washingtonexaminer.com. A representative for the agency simply said that “taxpayers should continue filing their tax returns as they normally would.”. But people going to the IRS page for paying taxes for most of the day. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Not an ideal time

“Later on Tuesday, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced that the deadline to file personal income tax returns would be extended because of the outrage” writes Apr Edt for theverge.com. Update 4/17, 5:17PM ET: Added info about tax filing extension announcement from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.The Internal Revenue Service isn’t the most technologically sophisticated government agency in the US. As evidence, check out its online payment system, called Direct Pay, that still remains out of service on the tax filing deadline for the entire country, as noted by Engadget.Mnuchin made the…

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IRS to extend tax deadline for customers affected by e-filing outage

“Later on Tuesday, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced that the deadline to file personal income tax returns would be extended because of the outrage” writes Apr Edt for theverge.com. Update 4/17, 5:17PM ET: Added info about tax filing extension announcement from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.The Internal Revenue Service isn’t the most technologically sophisticated government agency in the US. As evidence, check out its online payment system, called Direct Pay, that still remains out of service on the tax filing deadline for the entire country, as noted by Engadget.Mnuchin made the…

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