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Atlanta Tax Day 2010 Deals and Freebies

The dreaded Tax Day April 15 is coming this week. Fortunately many local restaurants and stores offer tax day promotions. Lessen the tax day pain and check out these deals!

From Atlanta on the Cheap:

From AJC’s Bargain Hunter:

Tax-free shopping at Whole Foods

Whole Foods grocery stores are giving taxpayers a break on April 15. Shoppers at Atlanta area stores will save anywhere from 6 to 9.5 percent depending upon store location by not paying sales tax on any items in the store.

50% off BLT drinks

BLT Steak has a break coming for customers as well. On Tax Day, April 15, all beer, wine and cocktails will be 50 percent off. The half-off special includes bottles and glasses of wine.

Two free cupcake bites at Cinnabon

Did you know that Cinnabon made cupcakes? I certainly didn’t, but when you can get them for free, you might as well give them a try. On April 15, from 6-8 p.m., you can get two free cupcakes bites from the cinnamon bun experts.

From Nation’s Restaurant News: Restaurants offer treats for tax day blues.

From Common Sense with MoneyStarbucks is giving free coffee when you bring your own mug on 4/15.

From Examiner:

Visit P.F. Chang’s on April 15th and receive 15% off food purchases. No coupon necessary!

Hydro Massage – Nothing spells r-e-l-i-e-f like a FREE massage! If you’re in the Alpharetta area, stop by HydroMassage anytime between April 15th and 18th for this terrific freebie.

Maggie Moo’s – Check out MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream and Treatery for an “E-cone-omic” Relief Package on tax day! Participating locations are giving away free slices of MaggieMia’s Ice Cream Pizza from 3 to 7pm. Click here to find a location near you!

Get a Free Tax Day Relief Cocktail at Whiskey Blue at the W Hotel! Just bring in your W2 or proof of tax preparation on Thursday and get your first drink free, courtesy of Blue Moon Brewing Company.

McDonalds – Buy a Southern Style Chicken Biscuit or Sandwich on Tax Day & you’ll get the second one free!

From 11 Alive Atlanta:

There is such a thing as a free lunch this week. Metromix.com has another Tuesday free lunch special. The first 50 people in the door at KC Pitt Barbecue at 6317 Roswell road in Sandy Springs on April 14th get a free lunch as long as they mention Metromix. For more information call KC Pitt BBQ At (404) 459-6497.

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I will update this page as I see deals posted. Feel free to comment as well to add any other tax day deals, specials and promotions!

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Atlanta Tax Day Freebies – Take Back What’s Yours!

Happy tax day to everyone in the US! Many businesses are offering tax day freebies and free food to lighten the tax paying load that citizens feel this time of year. Be sure to check them out.

Maggiemoo’s is offering a free scoop of ice-cream. While Metrotainment cafe has a buy one, get one free entree for tax day.  On a sweet deal, Dunkin’ Donuts is giving away free donuts when you buy any cup of coffee.

McCormick & Schmick’s
Who says you can’t love the number 1040? Wednesday diners at McCormick & Schmick’s will get a $10.40 certificate for future use. There’ll be $15 to $20 entrees discounted to $10.40. And patrons can choose themed drinks, such as a pint of Samuel Adams Deduction Draft.

TGI Friday’s
Want a free gift card? T.G.I. Friday’s will give Wednesday customers $5 Bonus Bites gift cards for food and beverage purchases of $15 to $25 and $10 cards for those who spend more than $25. Members of the 1,000-outlet chain’s frequent-customer program also will get double points.

P.F. Chang’s
The chain is keeping it simple by offering a 15-percent discount for diners on Wednesday.

Taco Del Mar
Out west, restaurant chain Taco Del Mar is offering a ‘Taxes Suck. Tacos Don’t’ promotion. You can register online and have a coupon for a free tax day taco sent to your email.

Maggie Moo’s Ice Cream and Treatery
Get free ice cream! Maggie Moo’s Ice Cream and Treatery will give away single-scoop servings to customers at 200 stores in what it calls an “e-cone-omic ice cream stimulus package.”

Cinnabon
Snack chain Cinnabon will give out Tax Day Bites, free bite-size cinnamon rolls usually known as Classic Bites, from 5 to 8 p.m. at its 700 outlets on Wednesday.   They’re also offering an essay contest for Tax Day that could win you a $100 gift card!  Click here for more info.

McDonalds: Buy one Quarter Pounder with Cheese or Big Mac and get a second sandwich for just one penny.
Papa Johns Pizza: Three free toppings with purchase of a large cheese pizza.  Order online and use coupon code “1040″ to get toppings at no additional charge.

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro: Take 15% off your entire bill in what the chain is calling a Tax Relief promotion.

Quiznos: Free Torpedo sandwich (with purchase of a torpedo combo). To print a coupon, play their Toast and Destroy game.

Subway: Free cookie for everyone who walks into Subway on tax day.

TGIFridays: Tax Day Stress Relief gives you $5 Bites Cards (Gift Card) with $15+ purchase, $10 Bites Card with $25+ purchase.  Frequent customer program participants get double points as well.

Other
Chick-Fil-A: Make a purchase and save your receipt. Bring the receipt back within the next 30 days (starting April 16) and you can get the same items free.

Hydromassage: Free Tax Day Massage at participating fitness center or chiropractic office nearest you. Reservations recommended.

Taco Del Mar: Register for an emailed coupon for a free taco at the Taxes Suck. Tacos Don’t promotional page.

Wine.com: Save $10.40 on $99 or more by entering code TAXSAVINGS at checkout.

Walgreen’s: 15% off online orders and contact lenses. Use coupon code “TAXED.” Good though April 20th.

Rite Aid pharmacies in Georgia are offering a free one month supply of more than 300 commonly prescribed maintenance generic drugs when you sign up for the Rite Aid prescription savings card.

And Kroger has a freebie as well. If you register on Kroger.com you can design a recyclable shopping bag as part of a contest Kroger is holding. Enter your Kroger plus card number and your next purchase will include a free Kroger recyclable shopping bag.

Local farm markets are reopening now that spring is here. The Peachtree Road Farmer’s market features organic produce and locally made goods. On the second Saturday of each month there is also a free cooking demonstration from a local chef.

Sources: 11Alive, Examiner, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Restaurant chains.

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