Tax Day officially falls on a Tuesday, today, April 17 this year. And whether you owe a chunk of change or have been given an extra chunk of change, several businesses are offering some fun deals and discounts.
Be sure to check with your local chains to make sure they're participating in the following promotions. If so, here's what you can look forward to:
Great American Cookies
Offering a free Cookies and Cream cookie to people who stop by today. You don’t have to show proof that you completed your taxes; just come on in and grab your treat! More info here.
“Just come in and say, ‘Chipping in,’ when you place your order,” the restaurant’s website says. Each guest can receive one order of small chips and queso with any purchase.
Kona is serving up free shaved on Tuesday because they believe that there's "no taxation without relaxation." Find where your local Kona truck is going to be by going to this link,” the company said on Facebook.
Will offer a free small “The Original” sandwich on Tuesday with the purchase of a medium fountain drink and chips.
Noodles & Company
Noodles & Company says it is offering $4 off $10 on your online order from April 11-18 when you use the code TAXDAY18 as you check out.
Hot Dog on a Stick
Is giving all customers one free original turkey or veggie dog on Tuesday. There’s no purchase or proof of completed taxes necessary. The deal is one per customer, participating locations only, the company said in a news release on its website.
Is offering the “IRS” -- Irresistible Rib Special -- on Tuesday. (These are the ribs pictured in the photo up top, in case you were wondering!) The promotion will run all day at Sonny’s 112 U.S. locations. The special includes half-price Sweet & Smokey or House Dry-Rubbed Rib Dinners (with two sidekicks and homemade bread.) The deal is valid for dine-in and takeout; for dinner portions only. No coupon is necessary. This doesn’t include baby backs or all-you-can eat.
Will have a Big Bagel Bundle -- which includes 13 bagels and two tubs of cream cheese -- available through Tuesday, for the discounted price of $10.40 (get it? Like a 1040?) More info here.
Is offering a free medium sub with the purchase of a full-priced medium or large sub, chips and drink. This is valid Tuesday through Thursday.
Is giving “a gift for all taxpayers” from Saturday through Tuesday: a free order of Kickin’ Shrimp. The deal is running at participating locations only. The limit is one coupon per table, per visit. More info here.
Need to de-stress? PF is letting people treat themselves to a free HydroMassage at any of the more than 1,500 Planet Fitness locations nationwide.
OfficeMax and Office Depot
Will let you shred up to five pounds of paper for free. The offer is valid through April 28 if you present this coupon.
Our country’s national parks
Free admission -- OK, this isn’t really for Tax Day, but starting April 21, you can get in free of charge to celebrate National Park Week. Learn more here.