IRS payment site fails on tax day, extensions to be granted

From KOB.com

Americans who waited until the last day to pay their taxes got an unwelcome surprise: The IRS website to make payments and access other key services is down.The IRS still expects Americans to pay their taxes but U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says extensions will be granted to those impacted when the site is up again.

The IRS said in a statement that "certain IRS systems are experiencing technical difficulties." It also said that at this point, the problem appears to be a hardware issue.

The agency advised taxpayers to "continue filing their tax returns as they normally would."

The problem is, electronic filing is the most popular way to file. And the IRS offered no immediate solution but said the returns will be processed when feasible.

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