Have you heard the news? When it comes to annual events, April 15 ranks right up there with one of the most disliked days in the entire year. In fact, it's a day many Americans downright dread! According to a Bay News 9 report published on April 13, Tax Day in the U.S.A. is now only hours away. Yessir, it's that time of year when Americans have to fork over their hard-earned cash and pay the piper.
While last-minute filers and procrastinators are busy calculating and recalculating their federal and state income tax returns, the good news is that Tax Day comes but once a year! In an effort to provide a little bit of stress and financial relief, some businesses and restaurants across the country will be offering a wide variety of just-announced freebies, meal deals, specials and discounts for weary and broke American taxpayers.
Check out the latest and greatest Tax Day freebies, meal deals and discounts across the country for a little personal tax relief.
20 Tax Day 2014 Freebies, Meal Deals & Discounts Across America
Free Schlotzsky's Sandwich - Buy a 32-ounce fountain drink and a bag of chips and get a free Original small sandwich at Schlotzsky's on April 15, 2014. Offer one per person.
McDonald's Deal - Participating McDonald's will be offering a Buy One, Get One for a Penny deal for Tax Day. Purchase a Big Mac or Quarter Pounder with Cheese and get a second one for a penny. No coupon is necessary.
Free Arby's Curly Fries - Get a free order of Snack-Sized Curly Fries at Arby's on April 15. Coupon is required.
Free Chips & Dip - Stop by participating California Tortilla locations on Tax Day and get an order of free chips and Queso dip (with any purchase) when you say "Taxes Shmaxes." This offer is while supplies last.
Pizza Pie Deal - All Fire Pie locations will be servin' up one-topping pizza pies for $4.15 all day long on April 14, 2014. Yum!
Free Bloomin' Onion - Outback is celebrating early. Get a free Bloomin' Onion at the Outback on Monday, April 14, when you say "Bloomin' Monday" to your server.
Olive Garden Meal Deal - Check out this two-fer Buy One, Take One meal deal. Buy one entree at participating Olive Garden locations, and get another entree to take home starting at $12.99.
Free Dinner Entree - Stop by the Hard Rock Cafe location and get a free supper. There's just one catch - you'll need to sing for your supper on stage, in front of everyone.
Sonny's Ribs Deal - Stop on by Sonny's BBQ for the Irresistible Ribs Special (IRS) deal which includes Sweet & Smokey or House Dry-Rubbed Ribs for half off. No coupon is required, dine-in, dinner portion only.
Chicken Meal Deal - Stop by Boston Market and enjoy a Tax Meal Chicken Deal (2 Half-Chicken Meals) for $10.40. No coupon is necessary.
Mimi's Cafe Entree Deal - Purchase any breakfast of lunch entree at Mimi's Cafe and get one for free when you order two beverages. Offer is valid through April 19, 2014. Coupon is required.
Sonic Drink Deals - Talk about refreshing! Participating Sonic locations will be offering drinks and slushies for half price on April 15, 2014.
Wine Deal - The Salut Kitchen Bar will be offering glasses of wine for $5 all day long on April 15, 2014. Cheers!
Free Cookie - Get a free regular chocolate chip cookie at Great American Cookies on Tax Day. One cookie per person, no purchase required.
Culver's Sundae Deal - If you're looking for a sweet treat to eat, you're in luck! Get a Turtle Sundae on Tax Day for just $2 at Culvers.
Sprinkle's Cupcake Deal - Buy a cupcake at regular price and get one for free when you whisper "Tax Free" at participating Sprinkles on April 15, 2014. Sweet!
Frozen Yogurt Deal - Here's another sweet deal for Income Tax Day. Orange Leaf customers will be able to fill up their cups with frozen yogurt and toppings for just $4.15 on April 15, 2014.
Bruegger's Bagel Deal - Get 13 bagels and two tubs of cream cheese for $10.40 at Bruegger's Bagels from April 12 - April 15, 2014. Coupon is required.
Free Massage - Once again, participating HydroMassage locations will be offering free massages from April 14 - April 18, 2014. Appointment is required.
Free Shredding - Shred up to five pounds of top-secret documents for free at Office Depot until April 29. Coupon is required.
Please note. Offers may be valid only at participating locations. Please call ahead or check the vendors’ websites for specific details.