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IRS payment site crashes on tax day

5 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

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.”
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IRS E-File system crashes on Tax Day, promises to reopen within 8,000 years

IRS E-File system crashes on Tax Day, promises to reopen within 8,000 years

5 days ago   |   By Digital Trends

April 17 is Tax Day and to celebrate, the IRS E-file system is currently down. The IRS Direct Pay system is also down, so anyone who owes on their taxes will be unable to make payments until the system goes back up.
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IRS e-filing system goes down on day of tax deadline

IRS e-filing system goes down on day of tax deadline

6 days ago   |   By The Verge

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. The Direct Pay system went down sometime early this morning as part of a widespread failure of the IRS's electronic filing system, due most likely to a technical glitch possibly related to the huge influx of people trying to file returns. The IRS says it is “working to resolve the issue.”
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Last-Minute Tax Filers Take Down IRS Payment Sites

6 days ago   |   By PCMag

The Internal Revenue Service's "direct pay" and "payment plan" options are both down, according to the agency's website.
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IRS' direct online payment system goes down on tax day

6 days ago   |   By Engadget

We hope you weren't relying too heavily on internet payments to file your taxes on time. The Internal Revenue Service's Direct Pay system failed (and is still unavailable as we write this) on April 17th - you know, the last day before the tax filin...
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IRS online payment systems crash on Tax Day

6 days ago   |   By ZDnet

Both the "​Direct Pay" and "​Payment Plan" options are listed as currently unavailable on the IRS website.
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