To help take some of the sting out of tax day, many restaurants are offering tax day deals and freebies. Some of the deals are only valid on April 15; others are good both before and after.
Arby’s: Get a FREE value-sized curly fries or small order of potato cakes on April 15 (no purchase necessary). You can get a printable coupon from the Arby’s Web site on April 15 or text ARBYS to 27297 for a mobile coupon.
Bonefish Grill: Through April 17, get a $5 discount on two dinner entrées. To get the coupon you’ll need to claim the offer on the Bonefish Grill Facebook page.
Boston Market: On April 15, get two half-chicken individual meals for just $10.40. No coupon required.
Great American Cookies: Stop by a participating store on April 15 and get one FREE Original Chocolate Chip Cookie. No coupon required.
Hardee’s: Through May 4, get a $1 discount on any Western X-tra Bacon Thickburger combo. You’ll need this printable coupon.
Mimi’s Café: Through April 19, get two-for-one breakfast or lunch entrees when you purchase two drinks. You’ll need this printable coupon.
Papa Murphy’s: On April 15, get a large pepperoni pizza for $5 at participating locations. No coupon required.
Schlotsky’s: Get a FREE small “The Original” sandwich with the purchase of chips and a 32-ounce drink on April 15. No coupon required.
Sonic: On April 15 get half price drinks, teas and slushes (does not include shakes or other ice cream drinks). No coupon required.
Sonny’s BBQ: Irresistible Ribs Special (IRS). Enjoy 1/2 price platters of Sweet & Smokey or Dry-Rubbed Ribs with two sides and bread. April 15th at participating locations. Dine-in only.
Pizza Hut: online-only tax day deal. As an ode to the 1099 tax form, Americans can order a large pizza and one of three signature Pizza Hut sides (Breadsticks, Chocolate Dunkers or Cinnamon Sticks) for just $10.99, online-only on April 15. Customers must enter the promo code TAXDAY to get the deal.
McDonald's BOGO deal: McD's has what could be the most popular tax day offer: Buy one Big Mac, get a second for just 1 cent. Valid at most McDonalds.
Free shredding. For those with super-secret tax documents to shred, folks who print special Office Depot coupons can shred up to 5 pounds of papers between now and April 29.