Rapping Turbo Tax is now singing the blues

Ice The people at Intuit, makers of Turbo Tax, look like idiots this morning after their servers got overwhelmed last night, causing many users to end up filing past the midnight deadline. As Consumerist puts it, having your tax software malfunction on tax day is “like showing up to the Olympics drunk.” Were they not expecting a flood of users? In hindsight, the first red flag should have gone up when they hired Vanilla Ice to host a contest this year called The Tax Rap. You can see the winning video here, in which the rapper proclaims, falsely, “Step one, step two, step three. It’s just a breeze, G!”

—Posted by Tim Nudd