The deadline for filing your federal income tax return is now in sight -- midnight Tuesday April 17th -- you can see it from here.  It's time to "render unto Caesar."

If you haven't done any tax planning, learning that you have a big tax bill can be a huge surprise -- a shock to the system.  And in some cases, it can be so big that many taxpayers can't pay it in full, right now.

 

 

So what can you do if you find that you owe money here at tax time but can't pay it?

Relax -- it's not the end of the world.  It  only feels like it.  Here are a few tips that can get you through it.

via IRS Taxes 2012: Top 10 Tips for Tax-Filing Procrastinators - ABC News.