17 Tax Day Freebies And Deals

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Phewww! Tax Day 2018 is nearly a thing of the past. Hopefully your taxes are filed and squared away.

Remember Tax Day is Tuesday, April 17, which is later than usual. It was pushed back two days because of the weekend and because of Emancipation Day — a holiday celebrated in Washington, D.C.

Since no one likes dealing with the IRS, companies across the country are offering some freebies and deals to make Tax Day less harsh on your bank account. In some cases, you might even find a moment to relax.

Here are 17 ways to cash in and save:

1. Bruegger’s Bagels

Buy a big bagel bundle for $10.40 at most Bruegger’s locations now through April 17 (get it? 1040?). The bundle includes 13 bagels and two tubs of cream cheese. Visit the Bruegger’s website to claim your deal

2. Firehouse Subs

Print this coupon for a free medium Firehouse sub with the purchase of another sub, chips and a drink! This deal runs from April 17 to April 19.

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3. Kona Ice

No taxation without relaxation! That’s the motto of Kona Ice which will give away free Kona Ice on April 17 so everyone can chill out this Tax Day. Look for locations here.

4. Office Depot

What do you do immediately after filing your taxes? You get organized! Office Depot will shred five pounds of documents for you for free! Print the coupon here. The deal expires on April 28.

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5. Great American Cookies

All you need to get through Tax Day is cookies. Great American Cookies will offer a free cookies & cream cookie to customers who stop by on Tuesday. Last year, the company gave out birthday cake cookies. Yum!


6. Boston Market

Cook up some savings at Boston Market. The restaurant is celebrating Tax Day with a $10.99 Rosemary Lemon Chicken meal, and a $10.40 Half Chicken meal. Clever!

7. Chili’s Grill & Bar

Chili’s is offering the $5 Cherry Blossom Margarita all April long! So, not technically a Tax Day deal, but you might want to go grab a drink on Tuesday anyway.

8. Free Park Days

Want a stress free walk in the park? Get rid of the Tax Day toxins on the next fee-free park day on April 21. Visit the National Parks website  for a full list of nationally designated parks that are waiving entrance fees.

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9. Hooters

Through Tuesday, kids younger than 12 will get a kids meal for free with a $10 purchase for an adult. The deal is dine-in only at participating locations.


10. California Tortilla

Tax season is all about free queso at California Tortilla. Get one free small chips and queso on April 17. This is important: you have to saying “Chipping in” when you order.

11. Chuck E. Cheese’s

Where a kid can be a kid, and parents can save some cash. For every large pizza purchased between April 17 and April 19, families will get a large cheese pizza for free.

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12. Planet Fitness

Time to relax! Enter your name and email for a coupon for a free HydroMassage at Planet Fitness. This freebie continues through April 21!

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13. Hardee’s

Hardee’s is giving away free sausage biscuits but only before 10 a.m. on Tax Day!

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14. Beaches Resorts

If you plan on using your tax return for a relaxing vacation, Beaches is offering some Tax Day savings with a $150 spa credit when you book six nights.

15. Hot Dog On A Stick

Get one free turkey or veggie dog on April 17.

16. Sonic Drive-In

Enjoy half-priced cheeseburgers all day long at Sonic when you mention the Tax Day deal. Hint: Sonic cheeseburgers are always half-priced from 5 p.m. to close on Tuesdays!

17. Schlotzsky’s

Last but not least, make Tax Day less taxing with a free small original from Schlotzsky’s. Just order some chips and a drink.

Start the savings now. The next Tax Day is technically less than a year away! It returns to April 15 in 2019.

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