2011 Tax Day Freebies

2011 Tax Day Freebies

We hate taxes and all businesses know that. So to try and cheer us up on an otherwise dreadful day, many businesses give away freebies. It’s nice to be appreciated by local businesses and you may even find a new product you love! To avoid disappointment I strongly suggest that you call your local business to make sure they are participating in the event.

Another note for 2011 – Tax day is considered as April 18th this year due to the weekend. So when checking into these offers, remember that some may be available as early as the 15th, but others not until April 18th.

HBO and Cinemax are doing a free preview Tax Day weekend which will be from April 15 until April 18th this year. Just call your local cable company or satellite provider to see if they are participating. If the weather is yucky, this would make for a great family movie weekend!

MaggieMoo is handing out free ice cream sundaes from 3pm – 6pm on April 18th. The sundae is the MaggieMoo’s Crumb Cake Fundae which features Hostess Cinnamon Crumb Cake, caramel, sauce, mixed nuts and whipped cream on cinnamon ice cream. Yum Yum! Go to www.maggiemoos.com to find your local treatery.

Cinnabon bakeries is also participating in a Tax Day freebie. Cinnabon will be handing out their “Tax Day Bites” which consists of two Cinnabon Bites to each customer to stops by. This will be on April 18th from 6pm to 8pm only. Make sure you call ahead to ensure your location is participating. www.cinnabon.com

If you want to get started on that New Years resolution that you just haven’t gotten around to starting yet and want to check out a gym – this is the day! You can stop in to Bally Total Fitness on April 18th for a free workout! If you are already a member no worries, they have a deal for you too! From April 15-21, current members can get a free 30 minute personal training session! www.ballyfitness.com

Once you have eaten your goodies and then worked off the calories you will probably need a little relaxation. HydroMassage is giving out free massages! And who doesn’t need a free massage? Just go to www.hydromassage.com/taxday.htm to find a HydroMassage near you then print a coupon. It is suggested that you call ahead and schedule your massage. The dates for this are April 14 – 18th.

Taco Del Mar is giving away free taco’s again this year! Call ahead to your local establishment to make sure they are participating. www.tacodelmar.com

McCormick & Schmick’s is doing a two day promotion. On Friday the 15th you join them for Happy Hour and receive a gift certificate for $10.40. Then on Monday you can go back and use that gift certificate for entrees and drink specials priced at… you guessed it… $10.40. http://www.mccormickandschmicks.com/featured-promotion/Tax-Relief-Days.aspx

California Tortilla is giving away free chips and queso with any purchase. http://californiatortilla.com/category/taco-talk/

IHop is giving away free kids meals the entire month of April. One free kids meals per adult entree every day for the month of April from 4pm – 10pm. www.ihop.com/kef

Office Depot is providing customers with free copies of their 2010 tax returns! You can copy up to 25 single sided pages of your 2010 taxes at nationwide Office Depot locations. http://investor.officedepot.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=94746&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1516711&highlight=

There are many companies who are not participating this year. But I guess we are all stretched thin this year. I also encourage you to ask around your local establishments to see if they are having any tax day freebies. It never hurts to ask.

There will also be a lot of discount codes and online sales this year on tax weekend. Be on the lookout for some great deals.