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Uncle Sam emptying your wallet? Fill up on tax specials

Harriet Baskas, Special to CNBC
Harriet Baskas | CNBC

Whether you're writing a check to Uncle Sam this year (or maybe he's cutting one for you), the stress of preparing your taxes may leave you yearning for a vacation.

Don't fret. Some hotels and restaurants around the country have come to the rescue by offering special Tax Day promotions for filers that include meals, deals and room rate reductions.

Travelers have until midnight April 16—that's Thursday—to take advantage of the "Tax Break" special for weekend stays at participating Starwood hotels in the New York City area.

Read MoreSame refunds, different prices for TurboTax and TaxCut