When Tax Day rolls around on April 15, you can find relief from
the stress of getting your return in on time by taking advantage of
a bunch of freebies and special deals that businesses will be
offering on or around the filing deadline.
We'll add more of these Tax Day bargains as we find 'em, so be
sure to check back. Also note that while many businesses distribute
deals via Facebook, you don't have to be signed up to the service
to view and download any necessary coupons. The offers are
available only on April 15 unless otherwise noted.
The fast-food chain is offering a free value size order of curly
fries again this year. You'll need a coupon that you can download
a few days prior to April 15.
The fast-casual restaurant chain is offering two individual
meals, each including a half rotisserie chicken with a choice of
two home style sides and freshly baked cornbread, for $10.40 (as in
IRS Form 1040). No coupon required. Take your accountant out to
Mention the secret password, "taxes shmaxes," when you place your
order on Tax Day at the fast-casual Mexican chain and you'll be
rewarded with free queso and chips. A purchase is required. The
cheese-intolerant can substitute salsa for queso.
Great American Cookie
Get a free chocolate chip cookie from participating Great
American Cookies locations; no purchase or proof of filing (or even
of an extension) required. First come, first serve.
HydroMassage is offering a free massage "experience" on its
user-controlled massage beds. You have to
download this coupon
and call ahead for availability; calling ahead isn't required if
you use a bed at a Planet Fitness location but there might be a
wait. The freebie is good April 14-18.
Office Depot is letting customers shred up to 5 pounds of tax
records (or anything else) for free through April 29.
You'll need this coupon
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
Customers can fill their cup with froyo and toppings for only
$4.15 (as in April 15) via a coupon that will be posted on
Orange Leaf's Facebook page
. The chain says that amounts to approximately 50 percent off the
regular price, depending on how much froyo and toppings a customer
If you buy a 32-ounce fountain drink and a bag of chips, the
deli-sandwich chain will give you a small "The Original" sandwich
for free. No coupon required. In case you're not familiar with the
Schlotzky's menu, the sandwich in question consists of ham, two
kinds of salami, three types of cheese and an assortment of