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Tax day deals

taxday_logo_150Sure Thursday is Tax Day — a day many dread as the deadline to file this year’s taxes. But it’s also a day of freebies as some restaurants and retailers take advantage of consumer dread and turn it into the potential for future profits. Such as McDonalds, which is offering consumers a 15 cent Big Mac or Quarter Pounder with cheese, with the purchase of a Big Mac or Quarter Pounder with cheese at the original menu price.

National Deals

Chick-fil-A

Visit a participating restaurant April 15 and hang onto your receipt. The “Tax Relief Day Special” lets you return before April 30 to receive the same order for free.

Cinnabon

Stop by Cinnabon from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 15 for free cinnamon-roll bites (regularly $2.49 for four)

Jacuzzi

The Tax Relief Sale offers savings of up to $2,000 on select models purchased on or before April 15.

Kimpton Hotels

Through April 30, ask for the Sweet Tax Relief Package and the hotel will pay the tax on your room. (At the Sky Hotel is Aspen that saves you the 10% that would have been tacked onto the $187-per-night deluxe room.) Dine at a property’s restaurant, and they’ll pay the sales tax there, too.

Maggie Moo’s Ice Cream and Treatery

On April 15, get one free scoop of ice cream.

McCormick & Schmick’s

On April 15, the chain offers a $10.40 menu of entrees. (Entrees regularly range from $16 to $33.) Each diner also receives a $10.40 “tax relief” gift certificate for a future meal.

PF Chang ’s China Bistro

Dine at one of P.F. Chang’s 130-plus restaurant locations across the country on April 15, and save 15% on the total bill.

Taco Del Mar

Sign up online to receive a coupon for a free taco (regularly $1.89) during the “Taxes Suck, Tacos Don’t” promotion April 15.

T.G.I. Friday’s

On April 15, diners receive a $5 gift card when they spend $15 to $25. They earn a $10 card for a purchase of more than $25.

Zazzle.com

Save 10.4% (it’s advertised as 10.40%) on all orders at this T-shirt and apparel web site using code TAXDAYZAZZLE at checkout. Offer only good on April 15.

***Deals subject to change or end depending on available inventory.***

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