I'm sure you're aware that today, April 15th is income tax deadline. Personal tax returns must be postmarked by midnight tonight, unless you've filed for an extension. If you're scrambling to get those returns in during these next few hours, you may get some relief from some special discounts available today.

Man filing income tax
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Here are some of the specials you may take advantage of today, according to a Kiplinger article by David Muhlbaum on dailyfinance.com:

"Tax Day Freebies and Deals 2014

Look for giveaways and special offers on or around April 15 from several restaurant and retail chains nationwide.

Arby's. The fast-food chain is offering a free value size order of curly fries again this year. You'll need a coupon that you can download from arbys.com a few days prior to April 15.

Boston Market. The fast-casual restaurant chain is offering two individual meals, each including a half rotisserie chicken with a choice of two home style sides and freshly baked cornbread, for $10.40 (as in IRS Form 1040). No coupon required. Take your accountant out to lunch?

Office Depot. Office Depot is letting customers shred up to 5 pounds of tax records (or anything else) for free through April 29. You'll need this coupon."

For a complete list of national special discounts today, visit dailyfinance.com. Check with local stores of the national brands mentioned to see if these specials are available locally.


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