IRS provides additional day to file and pay for taxpayers through Wednesday, April 18; IRS processing systems back online
On April 17 IRS announced that it is providing taxpayers an additional day to file and pay their taxes following system issues that surfaced early on the April 17 tax deadline. Individuals and businesses with a filing or payment due date of April 17 will now have until midnight on Wednesday, April 18.
The IRS encountered system issues Tuesday morning.
The IRS advised taxpayers to continue to file their taxes as normal Tuesday evening – whether electronically or on paper.
Automatic six-month extensions are available to taxpayers who need additional time to file can visit https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/extension-of-time-to-file-your-tax-return.
Original Story at IRS website.