Of all days for there to be an issue with the IRS Tax Payment System, of course, it would happen on the biggest tax day deadline of the year?! Hard to believe, right?
The glitch in the IRS
Payment System happened a several hours ago and has become the latest trending news topic as the April 17th tax deadline is steadily passing us by.
Thankfully, taxpayers can still e-file a tax extension online in just a few minutes with ExpressExtension
despite the IRS tax payment website crashing on tax day 2018.
IRS Tax Payment Website Crashes on Tax Day 2018
Users who click on the “Direct Pay” button located on the IRS website receive an alert stating that the service is currently unavailable. This would be okay if this happened last week; but with only several more hours left in the day, last-minute tax filers are in a panic trying to avoid IRS penalties and interest.
“We are working to resolve the issue, and taxpayers should continue to file as they normally would.” -David Kautter, Acting IRS Commissioner.
At ExpressExtension, we are currently up and running patiently waiting to process your income tax extension by tonight’s deadline.
Tax Extension Form 4868
IRS Extension Form 4868
, Application for Automatic Extension of Time To File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, is used by individual or joint taxpayers to receive an automatic tax extension of up to 6 months to file their personal income tax return Form 1040.
Due on April 17th (TODAY), Form 4868 is used by most filers to extend the time for filing the following tax forms:
Form 1040, Form 1040A, Form 1040-EZ, Form 1040NR, Form 1040NR-EZ, Form 1040-PR or 1040-SS.
How To File A Tax Extension 2018
Filing Income Tax Extension Form 4868
literally takes minutes and will extend your 2018 tax deadline date.
Create your free ExpressExtension account
and click “Create Personal Tax Extension” from your account Dashboard. If you owe taxes, you will need to estimate your total income tax payment for the filing year. You can use your prior year tax situation as a reference, but give the most accurate approximation as possible.
When you have everything ready, our step-by-step guided process will help you file your tax extension online in minutes. You will even be notified of the acceptance of your extension shortly after filing. The clock is ticking and Tax Day 2018 is almost over!