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Tax Day Freebies & Deals 2018

Posted April 17, 2018 1:00 a.m. EDT
Updated April 17, 2018 2:57 p.m. EDT

Every year on Tax Day and throughout the week, many businesses offer coupons and deals to ease the pain. This year, the big day falls on April 17, 2018.

Read on for a list of offers for this year. As additional deals are announced, we will update the list. Please share any other deals you hear about in the Comments section and we will add them to the list.

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar: During the whole month of April, you can enjoy $1 margaritas, known as the DOLLARITA™. It's available all day every day at participating locations. After seeing how much you pay in taxes, this may be a welcome deal. See the details on their website.

Barley Labs: This dog friendly Durham local business is offering $3 pints from 2 pm - 9 pm for tax day, and they offer 20% off their Barley Labs dog treats on Tuesdays as well. They offer 16 beers/cider on draft, wine by the glass, bottled beer/cider/wine to go, and growler fills. Dogs are welcome, as well. See more information on their Facebook page.

BJ's Restaurant: Get a FREE Pikookie dessert on Wednesday 18th with a food purchase of $9.95 or more. See the details on their website.

Boston Market: On Tuesday, April 17, any guest who dines in-restaurant can purchase a $10.40 Tax Day Meal Special. Offer includes a Half Chicken Individual Meal with 2 sides, cornbread, a regular fountain beverage and a cookie.

Bruegger’s Bagels: Purchase a Big Bagel Bundle (a baker’s dozen and two tubs of cream cheese) for only $10.40. Valid April 11 – 17. Get coupon from their website starting 4/11/18. You can also get 20% off catering orders when you use code TWENTYOFF at checkout at catering.brueggers.com. This offer is valid April 9 - 17 at participating locations.

BurgerFi: Get a free order of hand-cut fries with any purchase all day on April 17 because BurgerFi’s sponsored NASCAR driver, Tyler Reddick (#9), placed in the top nine this weekend. Just mention offer at counter in order to redeem at participating locations.

Chili's Grill & Bar: The Cuervo Blue Margarita is $5 on April 17 at participating locations. No coupon is needed. Just ask the server for the offer. The Cherry Blossom Margarita is $5 during the whole month of April. See details on their Facebook page.

Chuck E. Cheese's: For every large pizza purchased between April 17 and 19, guests will get one large cheese pizza free. See more details on their press release.

Cici's Pizza: Get an adult buffet for $4.17 on April 17, 2018 with the coupon on their Facebook page. It is valid for dine-in only.

Firehouse Subs: Receive a free medium sub when you purchase any full price medium or large sub, chips and drink. Valid Tuesday, April 17 through Thursday, April 19. You will need to present the offer that is posted on their Facebook page (and also e-mailed to people who have opted to get promotional emails from them). Get the coupon on their Facebook page.

Great American Cookies: Enjoy a FREE Cookies & Cream Cookie on Tax Day (Tuesday, April 17) at participating locations. One per customer. No purchase necessary. While supplies last. See the details on their website.

Hardee's: Get a FREE Hardee's Sausage Biscuit for breakfast on April 17 and no purchase is required! You just have to mention MADE FROM SCRATCH to get this freebie. This offer is valid from 7 am - 10 am on 4/17/18.

Hooters: During Tax Day Weekend, from April 14 - 17, kids younger than 12 years old will receive one free Hooters Kids Meal with a purchase of $10 or more from an adult at participating locations nationwide. Dine-in only. See the details and list of participating locations on their website.

Hungry Howie’s: Buy a large 1-topping pizza at regular menu price, get a medium 1-topping pizza for $0.15 using promo code. The promo code and additional details should be available soon on their Facebook page according to the response I received from the company.

Kona Ice: Enjoy a FREE 9 oz. Kiddie Kona from 12-2 at participating Kona Ice truck locations including:

Garner Post Office, 267 Timber Drive, Garner, NC 27529

Fuquay-Varina Post Office at 131 N Judd Pkwy NE, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

Lowes Food at 112 Bass Lake Road, Holly Springs, NC 27540

Rex Hospital at 4420 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh, NC 27607

Sam's Club at 3001 Calvary Dr, Raleigh, NC 27604

Sam's Club at 11460 Royall Cotton Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587

Wendell Post Office at 40 Hanor Lane, Wendell, NC 27591

McDonald's: On Tuesday, 4/17 McDonald’s locations in the Triangle and Fayetteville will be offering a 10pc. Chicken McNuggets for just $1.49 via their mobile app. This offer can be redeemed inside the lobby, in the drive-thru or during pick up via the mobile order & pay feature on the app. You can also go to the McDonald's app for multiple additional coupons.

National Parks: Get free entrance into the National Parks in the country on April 21. See the details on their website

Noodles & Co.: Get $4 off a $10 online order with code TAXDAY18 through 4/18.Valid at participating locations.

Office Depot/Office Max: Free shredding up to 5 lbs of documents with coupon through April 28, 2018. Get coupon from their website.

Outback: Get a FREE Bloomin' Onion with any purchase on 4/17. One per table. Just say "Bloomin' Tuesday" to your server to receive the offer.

P.F. Chang's: Get 15% off takeout on April 16 and April 17 when you use the code TAXDAY at checkout. Use it online or reference it on the phone when ordering.

Planet Fitness: From Saturday, April 14 – Saturday, April 21, members and non-members can use available HydroMassage chairs for some well-deserved (and free!) relaxation. Bring in a coupon available on their website starting April 14.

Potbelly Sandwich Shop: Customers who sign up for Potbelly Perks by downloading the Potbelly app (iPhone / Android) or online will receive a free sandwich. Those already enrolled in Potbelly Perks can enjoy a BOGO Sandwich that will automatically load in to the app for redemption on Tax Day (April 17). According to their website, there is a location at 9662 Chapel Hill Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560. See the details on the Perks program at potbelly.com.

Red, Hot & Blue: Check your e-mail if you are signed up to receive offers from Red, Hot & Blue's RHB Club mailing list. They sent out an offer for a Buy One Get One Free entree worth up to $10 with the purchase of 2 drinks on Tuesday morning. The coupon is valid all day April 17, 2018. If you are not yet signed up for offers, sign up on their website to get coupons and discounts in the future. About 20 minutes after you sign up and confirm your e-mail, you will get an e-mail offer for a FREE Pulled Pork Barbeque Sandwich served with Grandma's Potato Salad! And there is no coupon required!

Ruby Tuesday: Get a grilled or crispy chicken sandwich and fries for $5 on April 17 from 11 am - 3 pm. Valid for dine-in only at participating locations and no coupon is required. Just ask for the offer. See the details on the e-mail they sent about the offer.

Schlotzsky's: On Tuesday, April 17, get a FREE small The Original with purchase of chips & a medium drink at participating locations. More details shold be posted soon on their Facebook page.

Sonic Drive-In: Enjoy 1/2 price cheeseburgers all day on April 17 when you mention the offer. See the offer on their website.

Staples: Get 1 lb of free shredding through 4/21/18 with the coupon on their website.