• IRS payment page crashes on Tax Day, agency trying 'hard reboot'

    7 days ago - By NY Daily News

    The Internal Revenue Service was blighted with a major website outage as taxpayers rushed to settle up with Uncle Sam at the last minute.
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  • IRS payment system crashes on last tax filing day

    7 days ago - By Politico

    The IRS has been unable to accept direct tax return payments today, the last day of tax filing season, because of a technical glitch, the agency chief said. The problem stems from a disconnect between the revenue agency and tax preparation software companies. They're not able to submit returns to the IRS Direct Pay system, acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter said during a House Oversight Committee hearing. “The challenge is the transmission," he said. Kautter couldn't forecast when the matter would be resolved but said he hoped for a quick solution. He learned of the problem before...
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