Businesses mark their calendars for tax day, because they know you've got a new fat refund burning a hole in your pocket and you just can't wait to spend it.
Trouble is, there are lots of companies vying for your attention, so they've got to sweeten the pot to get you to pick their establishment over the competition.
Which is why restaurants offer a lot of awesome incentives to reel the customers in, which means you get to reap the rewards of sweet, sweet deals. Here are some awesome chain stores that offer some tax day freebies and special deals.
1. Boston Market
The bangin' chicken chain you always forget exists is offering a $10.40 tax day deal that comes with a half-chicken, two sides, cornbread, cookie, and fountain drink.
2. Bruegger's Bagels
This bomb-a$$ bagel chain is giving Big Bagel Bundles away for $10.40, you just gotta go here for the coupon.
$6 blueberry and pineapple margaritas all day.
20% off all regular price items at any store or online purchase with the coupon code 20FORME.
5. Einstein Bros. Bagels
Get a $1 off coupon via email for Tax Day, sign up for offers here.
6. Firehouse Subs
Get a free medium sub with the purchase of a sub meal (medium or large sub, chips and drink), Tuesday through Thursday using this printable coupon.
7. Great American Cookies
Nab a free birthday cake cookie just for stopping by the store, no purchase necessary.
Kids 12 and younger eat for free per adult purchase of $10 or more.
9. Hot Dog on a Stick
Get a free turkey dog on a stick, without having to buy anything.
10. Hungry Howie's
Between April 17th-19th, you'll get a free medium one-topping pizza for 15 cents when you use the promo code TAXTIME and buy a large one-topping pizza for regular price. If you happen to live in Florida, you can't enjoy that deal but you'll still be able to nab a large two-topping pizza for $6.99.
11. Kona Ice
They're just straight up giving away free shaved ice. Tweet @konaice to find the truck nearest to your location.
12. Longhorn Steakhouse
Get 10% off two adult dinner entrees via email coupon. You can sign up for offers here.
Tons of different deals are available depending on your location, so it might be best to just ask what they're offering depending on which restaurant you're visiting. Philly, Jersey, and Delaware Mickey D's are offering $1 off Big Macs for tax day. Central and Northeast PA are offering 10-piece McNuggets for $1.49. Florida locations are offering buy one Big Mac get one free deals. Ohio locations are offering Buy one Big Mac or Quarter Pounder with cheese get the second for just 18 cents. Check your McDonald's app for deals.
14. National Parks
During the weekend of April 22nd and 23rd, admission to National Parks are completely free.
15. Noodles & Company
If you use promo code TAXDAY17 on orders placed through order.noodles.com you'll get $4 off any purchase $10 or more. Not bad.
16. Office Depot
Shred up to five pounds of documents, like your tax records, for free up until April 29th. Just make sure you use this printable coupon first.
17. P.F. Chang's
You'll get a free small "The Original" with the purchase of chips and a medium drink.
19. Sonic Drive-In
Half-price cheeseburgers, five per customer.
20. Sonny's BBQ
The "IRS" (Irresistible Ribs Special) that's got half-price Sweet & Smokey or House Dry Rib Dinners for both dining in and takeout.
22. Tony Roma's
Stop in and you'll get a coupon for a free dessert that's valid for your next visit.
23. TooJay's Deli
Use the secret word "refreshing" and you'll get a free peach tea or strawberry lemonade.
24. Tropical Smoothie Cafe
25. Which Wich
Double point rewards on tax day when you use your Vibe Club rewards account. Sign up for one here.
26. World of Beer
Enjoy a "beer refund" by getting $5 off your tab when you order a draught.