13 Tax Day Freebies and Deals to Claim This Year


View as:

Photo credit: Alias Ching/shutterstock


Tax Day is one of the most stressful "holidays" of the year. To help take the sting out of paying Uncle Sam and relieve the anxiety of rushing to file on time, a number of stores and restaurants offer deals to mark the tax deadline -- Tuesday, April 18, this year. Celebrate sending in those pesky tax forms with these discounts and freebies.

Related: Strange But Real Tax Laws From All 50 States

Photo credit: Mtsaride/shutterstock


Great American Cookies has been sweetening Tax Day for a few years now. On April 18, all customers who stop by participating stores get a free chocolate chip cookie (so long as the shop has them on hand) -- no purchase necessary.

Photo credit: Kit Leong/shutterstock


Safely dispose of all the sensitive documents that accumulate at tax time with free document shredding at Office Depot and OfficeMax. Print a coupon for this offer, which is valid through April 29 and can be redeemed at any Office Depot or OfficeMax store.

Photo credit: MaraZe/shutterstock


Customers who spend $10 or more online at Noodles.com can get $4 off with the promotional code TAXDAY17. Valid now through April 18.

Photo credit: Tatiana Volgutova/shutterstock


A Florida-based chain with locations in the South, Sonny's BBQ has its own IRS: irresistible ribs special. Customers can enjoy half-price rib dinners all day on April 18.

Photo credit: Ken Wolter/shutterstock


The end of the tax season is a perfect time to treat yourself to something sweet. At Tony Roma's steakhouses, diners can pick up a coupon for a free Brownie Royale Dessert or Crispy Brownie Bite Sundae (dessert varies by location) when they enjoy a meal between April 15 and April 17.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Cheapism


Schlotzky's is offering patrons a free small "Original" sandwich (an Italian-cold-cut-style sandwich with vegetables and melted cheeses) on Tax Day when they purchase chips and a medium drink.

Related: Where to Eat 10 Classic Deli Sandwiches Across the Country

Photo credit: Courtesy of amazon.com


Gourmesso, a coffee capsule brand marketed as a cheaper Nespresso, is encouraging taxpayers to stock up on coffee and power through to the tax-filing deadline. The Tax Day Bundle goes for just over $57 (about 14 percent off) and features 140 capsules of some of the brand's strongest flavors, plus free shipping. The promotion is valid through April 18.

Photo credit: Ken Wolter/shutterstock


The Bruegger's Bagels chain is hosting an annual Tax Day bagel bonanza. A $10.40 bundle includes 13 bagels and two tubs of cream cheese. It's valid April 12-19 at participating locations. Fill out an online form to claim yours.

Photo credit: Jonathan Weiss/shutterstock


Customers can enjoy a Tax Day special at Boston Market, where $10.40 will buy an individual meal featuring a half chicken with two sides and cornbread, plus a regular fountain beverage and a cookie. No coupon needed. Available April 18 only.

Photo credit: Markus Mainka/shutterstock


If you owe money on your taxes this year, consider yourself lucky: You might just win a free flight from JetBlue. The airline is featuring a Tax Return Flight giveaway, where it will award 1,000 one-way domestic flights to entrants who owe money on their returns. Random drawings will take place daily until April 25. Fill out an online form to enter.

Photo credit: Courtesy of hydromassage.com


Wind down from tax-season stress with a free massage, courtesy of HydroMassage and Planet Fitness. Visit the HydroMassage site to print a coupon and find a participating location. The offer is valid April 15-22.

Photo credit: Courtesy of californiatortilla.com


Diners can celebrate the end of the tax season by munching on free chips and queso (with any purchase) at California Tortilla on April 18. Be sure to use the password "tax crunch" while ordering. The chain has locations in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Cheapism


Customers can upgrade a sub sandwich from small to medium for free at Capriotti's, which has about 100 locations across the country. Use the Capriotti's app to procure the deal, which is valid on April 18.