Taxpayers in the United Kingdom faced problems filing their taxes in time for the deadline when the government's Inland Revenue site returned error messages.

Taxpayers who visited the Self Assessment Online section of the site were greeted with messages such as "planned maintenance" or "not found" on the last day for filing taxes. The site crashed for six hours on deadline day, forcing the U.K.'s HM Revenue & Customs to extend the deadline for filing taxes by another 24 hours.

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