What can happen if you don't file your taxes?
"Tax Day" falls on the Bay State's Patriot's Day, which is held the third Monday of the month. That means taxpayers will have to file their federal taxes by Monday, April 15 -- the Bay State's Patriot's Day. Becuase local government observes the money holiday, the state returns are due on Tuesday, April 16.
Peggy Riley, Internal Revenue Service spokeswoman, walked us through the steps the IRS will take if you miss the deadline - or worse, don't file at all.
If you think filing is a pain, you might change your mind after you find out where the alternative gets you.