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TurboTax Outage: Eve of April 15 a Bad Time For Online Trouble, Jokes

By Alexandra Ward   |   Monday, 15 Apr 2013 12:05 PM

A mass of scrambling last-minute filers seem to have crashed the TurboTax website Sunday night, and the company's light-hearted scheduled tweets added even more fuel to the outage fire.

TurboTax's site went down just hours before the April 15 tax deadline, sending users into a panic over the outage.

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At the time of the outage, TurboTax was posting messages like this on its Twitter feed:





The site was back up and running within an hour, and TurboTax apologized for its scheduled tweets and the outage.




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