13 Tax Day Freebies and Deals to Claim This Year
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.