7 Restaurants and Stores To Go For Freebies and Deals on Tax Day

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Rejoice, tax day almost here! No, we’re not celebrating taxes. We’re happy about tax-day shopping deals. We’ll let you in on a secret that serious bargain hunters know: April 15 is one of the best days this month to snag a great deal. You can sometimes even get services or products for free.

Seasoned shoppers and those new to the bargain-hunting scene will be in for a treat this month. There will be plenty of breaks on food, apparel, and services. So go ahead weary taxpayers, reward yourselves with one of the following promotions.


1. Boston Market

Take your date to Boston Market on April 15 and save some cash. The restaurant chain will be providing a buy-one-get-one-free deal at participating locations. Customers who purchase one individual meal are eligible to receive a free meal that is of equal or lesser value. No coupon is required for this deal. Also note there is a limit of three buy-one-get-one deals per person per visit.


2. Dunkin’ Donuts

If you’re going to engage in stress eating, you might as well do it at a discounted price. You can delight your sweet tooth with a box of donuts from Dunkin’ Donuts. The store is promoting a $1 off deal on a dozen donuts through April 30.


3. Great American Cookies

If you’ve been up all night getting your last-minute tax prep done, you’ll likely wake up wanting a cookie. Luckily, Great American Cookies will be offering free sugar cookies to help you soothe the pain.

4. Hard Rock Café

Live out your fantasies of being a contestant on The Voice and head over to The Hard Rock Café. Some locations will be featuring a Sing for Your Supper event. If you’re brave enough to sing in front of a restaurant full of strangers, you will receive a free Local Legendary Burger. The experience may not be as exciting as being in the same room with Adam Levine and Christina Aguilera, but at least your hunger will be satisfied.


5. HydroMassage

Work out your tax day stress at HydroMassage. Locations will be offering free massages from April 13 through April 17. Customers must make an appointment in advance at all participating locations except for Planet Fitness. HydroMassage notes on its website that depending on demand, massages might be limited to 10 minutes. You can print a coupon for this free service here.


6. Olive Garden

When you and a guest visit Olive Garden, you can get $6 off a meal for two through April 19. Be aware that you’ll have to complete an online form in order to take advantage of this deal.


7. Staples

Does tax-season paperwork have your shredder bin filled to its maximum capacity? Not to worry, just head on over to Staples and have any remaining documents destroyed. The office-supply store will be providing free shredding services up to five pounds until May 2. You can print your coupon for this free service here.

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