Alison
By Allison Linn Senior writer
msnbc.com
updated 4/14/2011 7:41:20 AM ET 2011-04-14T11:41:20

Tax day is coming, which means you’re either going to be celebrating that refund or mourning the loss of a few extra bucks to Uncle Sam.

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Either way, you can take advantage of some tax day freebies and deals. Some festivities begin this Friday, April 15 — which is tax day most years — while others are starting their deals on Monday, April 18, which is tax day this year.

For those who like to celebrate/mourn with a drink, McCormick & Schmick’s is offering an Early Filers Happy Hour on Friday, which includes $10.40 tax relief certificate. The Procrastinators All Day Celebration is on Monday and also includes $10.40 entrees and drink specials.

Other companies also are offering some deals for people in need of a little comfort food.

P.F. Chang’s will give diners 15 percent off on Monday.

Cinnabon will give away two Cinnabon Bites from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday.

Arby’s is giving away free curly fries from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday.

MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream and Treatery will give away mini ice cream sundaes from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday.

Hooters is having a buy 10 wings, get 10 free deal on Monday.

Chili's is offering a free appetizer or dessert on Monday.

Bruegger's is offering a baker's dozen bagels plus two tubs of cream cheese for $10.40 Friday through Monday.

Still haven’t filed your taxes? Office Depot will let you make 25 free copies of your tax return with this coupon.

Tip of the hat to Tax Day Freebies for pointing out some of these deals.

Hear about any other tax freebies? E-mail us here.

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