The best Tax Day freebies and deals

Posted at 4:50 PM, Apr 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-18 15:52:14-04

While many despise Tax Day, companies across America are using the day to offer their best discounts to customers. Look below for a list of top deals on Tax Day, which is on Tuesday, April 18. 

NOTE: The following offers apply only to participating locations.

Arby’s – Chow down on free curly fries on Tax Day.

Beef O’Brady’s – You can take 15% off your bill on April 18.

Bertucci’s – Don’t miss out on these specials:

Small Menucci pizza at lunch for $4.18.

Dinner pizza for $10.40. Choose from cheese, Margherita, or pepperoni.

Bob Evans: The "Down on the Farm" restaurant is offering 30 percent off orders on Tax Day on almost all orders withthis coupon

Boston Market – Feast on two meal deals:

Half chicken individual meal for $10.40. Meals include two sides, cornbread, regular fountain drink, and cookie.

Two quarter-rack BBQ rib meals for $10.40.

Bravo Cucina Italiana – Mention “Tax-Free Tax Day”, and you can get a sales tax-free meal.

Brio Tuscan Grille – Say the secret password, “Tax-Free Tax Day”, and you can receive a sales tax-free meal.

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza – After 5 p.m., you can purchase two entrees and get two free entrees.

Bruegger's Bagels: For the seventh straight year, Bruegger's is offering its bagel bundles for $10.40, a discount of $3.50. The deal currently runs through April 19. 

California Tortilla – You can dive into free queso and chips when you mention the password “tax crunch” to your server.

Capriotti’s – Get a medium sandwich for the price of a small sandwich.

Chili’s – Sip $6 blueberry and pineapple margaritas on Tax Day.

Cinnabon – Indulge in two free Classic Bites on April 18.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit – Gobble down a free dessert with $10 purchase.

Firehouse Subs: Customers can get a free medium sub with the purchase of a medium or large sub, chips and drink with this coupon. The deal runs from Tuesday through Thursday. 

Godfather’s Pizza – You can get a large one-topping pizza with Monkey Bread for $10.40.

Great American Cookies: Stop by a Great American Cookies location on Tuesday and receive a free Birthday Cake Cookie. the company says that no purchase or proof of completed taxes necessary. 

Hooters: At participating locations, Hooters is offering free kids meals through Tuesday with the purchase of an adult entree. The deal is dine-in only.

Hot Dog on a Stick: Fans of corn dogs might enjoy Hot Dog on a Stick's offer of a free Original Turkey Dog on Tuesday. The company says that no purchase is necessary, and there is a limit of one free dog per customer. 

Hungry Howie’s – Buy one large one-topping pizza, get one medium one-topping pizza for $0.18.

Kona Ice – Grab a free tropical shaved ice cone on April 18. Kona Ice will have their trucks parked outside post offices, tax preparation centers, and businesses all over the country.

Logan’s Roadhouse – Buy one, get one free entree.

Maggiano’s – You can receive $25 off $150 worth of catering in select areas.

McDonald's: McDonald's Tax Day deal features a 1-cent Quarter Pounder with Cheese or Big Mac with the purchase of a full-price Quarter Pounder with Cheese or Big Mac. The deal is for Tuesday only.

Noodles & Company – Take $4 off an online order of $10 or more.

Papa John’s – You can slice up a large pizza with up to three toppings and a two-liter soft drink for $10.40.

Papa Murphy’s – Bring home two Take ‘N’ Bake Pizzas for $10.40.

P.F. Chang’s – Get 20% off takeout.

Pizza Hut – Take 30% off online orders.

Pollo Tropical – You can get 15% off any order.

Quiznos – As a Quiznos Toasty Points member, you can enjoy 10.40% off your purchase. If you are a new member, you can get a free four-inch sub when you download the app.

Schlotzsky’s – Enjoy a free small Original sandwich with purchase of a 32-ounce fountain drink and chips.

Sonic Drive-In: In addition to offering milkshakes and ice cream slushes for half price after 8 p.m., Sonic Drive-in will have half-price cheeseburgers on Tuesday. 

Sonny’s BBQ – Dig into a half priced rib dinner on April 18.

Texas Steakhouse & Saloon – Take advantage of these deals:

$5 off two entrees.

$3 off lunch menu items from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

*Free appetizer with purchase of two adult entrees.

Free kids meal with adult entree purchase.

The Palm – Nibble on a free appetizer with purchase of any beverage.


Tony Roma’s – If you are a member of the Tony Roma Email Club, look for a coupon for a free dessert in your inbox.

World of Beer: Participating locations are offering a free select draught beer on Tax Day. 

Retail Offers

Barnes and Noble – Receive 10% off any order.

Dollar General – Score 10% off any order.

French Toast – You can get 40% off any order.

J.Crew Factory – Receive 50% off any order, plus free shipping.

Kohl’s – Save with these three Offers:

15% off orders over $10, plus free shipping.

10% off orders over $75, plus free shipping

Extra 15% off home items.

Lord & Taylor – You can take an extra 30% off any order.

Macy’s – Get up to 60% off, plus free shipping on orders $49+

Neiman Marcus – Get an extra 20% sale items.

Payless Shoes – You can receive 15% off any order.

Saks Fifth Avenue – Enjoy up to 80% off any order.

Travel & Service Offers

JetBlue – You could win a free, one-way flight if you owe taxes this year.

National Parks – Get free entrance to any U.S. National Park the weekends of April 15 – April 16 and April 22 – April 23.

Office Depot & Office Max – Get five pounds of document shredding for free.

Planet Fitness – Unwind with a free hydromassage.


Staples – Print a coupon for up to two pounds of document shredding for free.

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