Bill Poulos: IRS Website Crashes on Tax Day

Bill Poulos is the president of Profits Run, Inc. Before creating Profits Run (with his son Greg), he spent 30 years with General Motors. Bill and Karen Poulos (his wife) reside in Michigan. They have three sons who are now grown with families of their own. Bill is currently planning a Detroit event to help youth learn what it takes to become successful entrepreneurs. The event will also help raise awareness for Detroits’s Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program. Bill is boisterous about topics he believes strongly in and has authored multiple books and training courses on investing. Below he shares his thoughts on the IRS payment site going down on Tax Day.

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It’s a supreme irony that the IRS payment site would fail on Tax Day.

I mean, they’ve had all year to get the site and server working properly.

Of all days for it to fail, it failed today — Tax Day.

This is the same government that many Americans want to do even more for them. Some people want the U.S. government doing more to take care of them.

This is also the same government that could hardly put a website together for the Health Care Act.

So, be careful what you ask for when you want the government to do even more for you, especially a government that’s technically bankrupt.

Temporary effects of this is that you see this is having on the markets at all?

Although this makes great news, I do not see longterm effects from this.

You can be sure the IRS will indeed collect every dime that is entitled to them.

The IRS has already resolved the computer glitch.

I believe this fiasco will have practically no impact on the markets, if any at all.

Bill Poulos is an author, retired automotive executive (General Motors), and co-founder of Profits Run, Inc. Bill offers insight into the economy and trading.

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