Where to get your Tax Day freebies and discounts
Tax Day is almost here!
But several companies around the country are trying to relieve the Tax Day sting by offering taxpayers free treats, workouts, massages, and drink and dining specials.
So how can you get in on the freebie fun?
Check out the list below Janet Bodnar, editor at Kiplinger's Personal Finance, shared on "The Early Show" Friday:
These freebies and discounts were initially featured on Kiplinger here.Bally Total Fitness:
Bally Total Fitness is letting anyone work out for free April 18. Members can sign up from April 15 through April 21 for a free 30-minute personal training session. And during that same period, non-members can take advantage of a Tax Day membership special with a two-year Premier National Access membership for $418, a savings of $61 from the standard price.
HydroMassage locations nationwide will provide free massages between April 14 and April 18 to help eliminate the stress of tax filing. Get a coupon for a free message at www.hydromassage.com/taxday.htm and call ahead to schedule a session.
IHOP has a kids-eat-free special offer the entire month of April. From 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., children 12 and younger get one free meal with each paying adult.
MaggieMoo's Ice Cream and Treatery:
MaggieMoo's Ice Cream and Treatery will offer a free mini ice cream sundae from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. April 18. The "Sundae Stimulus" will feature the new Crumb Cake Fundae, which includes cinnamon Hostess Streusel Cake, cinnamon "Cinamoo" ice cream, caramel sauce, mixed nuts and whipped cream.
Cinnabon will offer two free Classic Cinnabon Bites on April 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. as part of its Tax Day Bites promotion.
California Tortilla is giving customers free chips and cheese (queso) with a purchase on April 18 because "you have to pay the big cheese."
McCormick & Schmick's:
McCormick & Schmick's will have tax relief drink specials during its Early Filers Happy Hour on Friday, April 15. On Monday, April 18, McCormick & Schmick's will host an all-day Tax Relief Procrastinators Celebration, featuring a variety of $10.40 entr?e specials (available in the bar only) and tax relief drink specials. For extra tax relief, all guests who make a purchase in the bar during Happy Hour on April 15 and all day on April 18 will receive a $10.40 dining certificate (while supplies last) to use the next time they visit the restaurant.
P.F. Chang's is offering a 15 percent discount on dine-in and carry-out orders April 18 (alcohol and happy hour items excluded).
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