IRS Won't Penalize Turbo Tax Late Filers

Tax procrastinators can stop biting their cuticles, the IRS says they won’t fine anyone who couldn’t file due to Turbo Tax server difficulties.

Intuit spokesman Harry Pforzheimer said all returns e-filed with Turtle Tax that were filed before the midnight deadline last night have been successfully processed late this morning. Turbo Tax customers can check the status of their return here.

Pforzheimer called the snafu “not acceptable.” Intuit also said more people filed closer to the deadline this year than last year. — BEN POPKEN

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