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Is IRS Still Accepting Free File Fillable Forms From It's Website?

paoli2
paoli2   |     |   2,230 posts since 2011

I heard over the news tonight that due to computer problems, the IRS is not accepting E-Filing of tax forms.  Does anyone know if this includes the Free File Fillable forms we fill out online and mail in to them?  I do not E-File my taxes but prefer to use the fillable forms online and then print them out and mail them to IRS.  I have done this in other years without a problem but I wonder if their computers will accept these forms now if they are having problems.  I have already done them but have not mailed them yet.  Does anyone know the answer?  Thanks for any help.    I ordered forms from IRS at end of December 2015 and have not received any to this date so I have no other forms to use if not online.



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Shorebreak
Shorebreak   |     |   4,080 posts since 2010
Twenty-four hours after first announcing that several of its tax processing systems and tools went down, the IRS said Thursday its programs were back up and running.
  "Our processing systems are back in business. Taxpayers should see little, if any, impact on their tax returns or refunds," the agency said. "We apologize for the inconvenience this caused."
http://money.cnn.com/2016/02/04/pf/taxes/irs-systems-down/index.html?iid=hp-stack-dom
paoli2
paoli2   |     |   2,230 posts since 2011
Thanks so much Shorebreak for the update.  I missed that message.  Maybe I should get my taxes in the mail today before their computers go down again!  :)