Tax Day doesn't have to be a drag with nearly 30 freebies, discounts and coupon codes to choose from. Getty Images

By Monday, everyone’s taxes should be filed. For some, that means an abundance of cash. To others, that means owing some money to the state or federal government. Either way, there are some freebies available to either add to the joy of getting back money, or console the sadness of having to open up your wallet to the government. This is because there are freebies and deals to be had on Tax Day. Freebies from restaurants and retail stores have been listed below, thanks to and


Arby’s: In the past, the fast-food chain offered free snack-sized curly fries.

Boston Market: The “Tax Day Deal Chicken Meal” comes with two half-chicken individual meals, a choice of two home-style sides, freshly baked cornbread, a cookie and a regular drink for just $10.40. Coupons are not required.

Bruegger: Claim a “Big Bagel Bundle” for $10.40 on their website.

Burger King: Use this coupon to get a free Whopper with the purchase of a Whopper.

California Tortilla: Say the phrase “Taxes Shmaxes” to get free chips and queso.

Chili’s: Get a $5 Presidente Margarita.

Dunkin’ Donuts: Customers who have a DD Rewards Card on their iPhone or Android will receive a free turbo shot. Check your app for more offers.

Great American Cookies: Free chocolate chip or sugar cookie.

Hard Rock Cafe: Anyone who sings a song on the restaurant’s live music stage can earn a “Free Legendary Burger” from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. All ages are welcome.

Kona Ice: Get a free cup of shaved ice from any truck on Tax Day.

McDonald’s: Buy a Big Mac or Quarter Pounder and get the second for 1 cent.

Noodles & Company: Get $4 off an order of $10 or more when the code “TAXDAY” is used. Kids get a free meal with the purchase of a regular entrée.

Pinkberry: Bring in a Pinkberry receipt from a previous visit and get 50 percent off any sized yogurt.

Pizza Hut: Fill out a P-2 form (it looks like a regular tax form but is much more fun) for a chance to win a “pizza return,” which would range from $10 to $50.

Tony Roma’s: Free desert coupons will be sent to members of the Email Club.

Schlotzsky’s: Get a free small original sandwich when a 32-ounce drink and bag of chips is bought.

Sonic: Cheeseburgers are half-priced all day long.

Sonny’s BBQ: Get a half-priced rib dinner.

Shopping Deals:

Designer Living: Get 25-percent off any order with the coupon code “TAX25”

eBay: Earned 1-percent cash back on electronics, home and garden and more.

Keurig: Buy one, get one 50-percent off with the coupon code “TAXDAY”

Living Social: Get $5 off your next purchase of $15 or more with the coupon code “TAXDAY5”

Office Depot: Shred up to five pounds of paper for free.

Staples: Shred up to five pounds of paper for free.

Vitamin World: Get 30-percent off order $75 or more, plus free shipping, with the coupon code “DETAX16”

Walmart: Get free shipping on orders $50 or more.

101 Inks: Get 10-percent off any order with the coupon code “TAX10”


Parks: Since Tax Day coincides with National Parks Week, that means there will free admission to any national park.

HydroMassage: Get a free 10-minute massage when you print out the coupon and make an appointment.

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