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Get Your Tax Day Freebies Here

Posted By Carole Fleck On April 11, 2013 @ 10:56 am In Bulletin Today,Money & Savings | Comments Disabled

7412082724_ea25f89fea [1]UPDATED: Some of us may dread tax day [2], April 15, but it’s also a day to cash in on some freebies.

This year, most of us are bringing home less in our paychecks, thanks to the expiration of the Social Security payroll tax [3] break. Some of us may have given up little luxuries, like our daily run to the coffee shop, now that the payroll tax has returned to its traditional 6.2 percent rate.

[Read: Tax tips every person over 50 should know [4]]

Given that tax bite [5], you’re sure to find Monday’s free food offerings and other deals even sweeter.
The website Dealnews.com [6] has listed many of the deals at stores in your neighborhood:
    • Arby’s is giving away value-sized curly fries or a small order of potato cakes with a printable coupon [7]. [8]
    • Cinnabon is offering  two free Cinnabon Bites on April 15 from 6 to 8 p.m.
    • Schlotzsky’s is giving away the original small sandwich with the purchase of a 32-ounce drink and chips.
    •  7-Eleven is providing a medium Slurpee for free when you text “Slurp7″ to “711711″ (ends April 30).
    • The Melting Pot is giving away a second portion of cheese fondue when you buy one portion.
    • Subway’s deal: Buy one 6-inch sandwich before 9 a.m., get a second one for free (ends April 30).
    • Chili’s is giving you a free appetizer or dessert when you “like” its Facebook page.
    • AMC Theaters is giving away popcorn from Friday, April 12, through Monday, April 15.
    • Great American Cookies is offering a free birthday cake cookie [9].
    • Pinkberry is giving away Pinkberrygreek yogurt from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday until April 24.
    • Panda Express is giving away a free Samurai surf & turf entree on April 17, the Wednesday after tax day, with this coupon [10].
    • Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill is offering last-minute filers a free dessert (mention cheesy refund) and free meals to tax preparers from 7 p.m. to midnight.
    • California Tortilla is giving away an order of chips and queso with any purchase (mention the password 1040).
    • Sonic restaurants are offering half-priced drinks and slushes.

Other stores, like Office Depot, are also offering deals: Free document shredding up to five pounds until May 1.

Photo credit: Cristina Valencia via flickr.com [11]

 

Also of Interest

 

See the AARP home page [15] for deals, savings tips, trivia and more

 


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[1] Image: http://blog.aarp.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/7412082724_ea25f89fea.jpg

[2] tax day: http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-11-2012/new-taxes-in-2013.html

[3] Social Security payroll tax: http://www.aarp.org/about-aarp/press-center/info-10-2012/AARP-No-Further-Extension-of-Payroll-Tax-Holiday.html?intcmp=AE-BLIL-DOTORG

[4] Read: Tax tips every person over 50 should know: http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-02-2012/tax-tips-you-should-know.html?intcmp=AE-BLIL-DOTORG

[5] tax bite: http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-10-2012/cant-pay-your-taxes-irs.html

[6] Dealnews.com: http://www.dealnews.com

[7] printable coupon: http://www.arbys.com/

[8] .: https://www.facebook.com/events/493871897316103/

[9] free birthday cake cookie: http://www.greatamericancookies.com/fun-stuff/taxday2013.aspx

[10] with this coupon: http://www.pandaexpress.com/coupon/full/Free-SST-Coupon

[11] Cristina Valencia via flickr.com: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cristinavalencia/7412082724/sizes/m/

[12] Changing Jobs? Beware of Bad Informaiton About 401(k) Options: http://blog.aarp.org/2013/04/08/changing-jobs-beware-of-bad-information-about-401k-options/?intcmp=AE-ENDART1-BL-REL

[13] 9 Things to Look for in the President’s Budget: http://blog.aarp.org/2013/04/09/president-obamas-annual-budget-medicare-cuts-social-security/?intcmp=AE-ENDART2-BL-BOS

[14] Join AARP: https://appsec.aarp.org/MSS/join/application?intcmp=AE-ENDART3-BL-MEM

[15] AARP home page: http://www.aarp.org/?intcmp=AE-ENDART3-BL-HP

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