CINNABON: Get two free bite-sized cupcakes from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at participating mall locations as part of "Tax Day Bites!" Flavors include Chocolate Passion, 24-Carrot Cake, Vanilla Bliss and Cinnacake Classic.
MAGGIEMOO'S: Get one free slice of ice cream pizza -- ice cream with red frosting to look like sauce and white chocolate to look like cheese -- at participating locations from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday.
STARBUCKS: Get free brewed coffee all day Thursday if you bring your own mug, a promotion the cafe chain says is friendly to the environment as well as taxpayers.
BOSTON MARKET: For a "last-minute tax break" -- one free meal for each one you buy Thursday through Sunday -- show this coupon: http://bit.ly/d1YlRO
IHOP: Expanding on the tax deduction parents get for kids, the restaurant chain is offering free dinner for one child age 12 or younger with each adult meal purchased 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. all month long.
MCCORMICK & SCHMICK'S: The seafood restaurant is offering $10.40 dinner and drink specials in the bar on Thursday -- a nod to the 1040 tax form. Bar guests who come in April 15 also receive a $10.40 gift certificate for a later visit. And professional tax preparers, who may have to work right until the midnight deadline Thursday, get their freebie Friday: dessert on the house plus a $10.40 certificate if they show a business card.
P.F. CHANG'S: Get 15 percent off food purchases for dine-in or take-out, excluding alcohol and happy hour food and beverages.
TACO DEL MAR: Free tacos. At its 275 restaurants in the West, Taco Del Mar will run a promotion: "Taxes ----. Tacos Don't." People can register at the Taco Del Mar website for an e-mailed coupon for a free tax day taco.
T.G.I. FRIDAYS: Free gift cards. 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.
WHOLE FOODS: Savvy shoppers should head to the grocery store on April 15 since Whole Foods will not be charging customers sales tax on purchases made on Tax Day. For some customers, this could be a nice bit of savings since tax rates vary across the country. Check with your local Whole Foods store to be sure that they are participating.
DUNKIN' DONUTS: The special at Dunkin' Donuts on tax day is to give customers a free donut with the purchase of a medium or large drink.
JACK IN THE BOX: is trying a different approach to their promotion. Taxpayers who want a freebie will have to wait a day. This company will be offering individuals a free small fries on April 16.
MR. JIMS PIZZA: If you live near one of the 70 Mr. Jim's Pizza locations, make sure to become their fan on Facebook to get a coupon for a free small pizza to be used on Tax Day. They're calling it the 1040-PZ...
McDONALDS: Buy a Southern Style Chicken Biscuit or Sandwich on Tax Day & you’ll get the second one free!
SUBWAY: Free cookie for all customers
BUFFALO WILD WINGS: In the mood for buffalo wings? image You can get a few on the cheap at Buffalo Wild Wings, thanks to the coupons posted on their Facebook page (you don’t need Facebook account to get the deals): You’ll find coupons to get $5 off a $25 purchase, buy 8 boneless wings & get 4 boneless wings free, and buy 6 traditional wings & get 6 free. The coupons expire on April 25.
HYDROMASSAGE: Get a free massage Thursday through Sunday at participating locations. The mall-based massage chain suggests calling ahead to book an appointment. Find a location at http://www.hydromassage.com/taxday.