Yes, folks, that lovely day in April that we Americans all fear and loathe --
While you're scribbling figures and muttering to yourself, remember that you don't have to go through this agony right now. You could get an extension until October. (Go here to do that, and draw a breath of relief.)
But if you have to pay tax, you might as well grit your teeth and get it over with.
Some businesses are offering freebies to help, from Lone Star Steakhouse to Bonefish Grill. Go here to find out more.
Personal favorites: Sonic's offering half-price cheeseburgers all day.
And Boston Market is also doing a BOGO special, on a lot of different items -- like the plated meals shown here. Good for up to 3 per customer.
If you're feeling too poor even for a half-price meal out, try some of the Flat Broke dishes on the Holiday Goodies blog -- cheap and tasty, too.
That eases the sting some...I guess.