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IRS systems crash on tax day

April 18, 2018

Via: FCW

The IRS electronic filing system crashed in the early-morning hours of tax filing deadline day, the acting head of the tax agency announced in a congressional hearing. The crash affected the transmission of tax payments from paid providers and tax software companies like H&R Block and Turbo Tax.

“On my way over here this morning, I was told that a number of IRS systems are unavailable at the moment” said acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter at an April 17 hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. “We are working to resolve this issue and taxpayers should continue to file their returns as they normally would.”

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