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Tax Day 2019: Best Freebies and Deals to Make Filing Tax Returns Bearable

To save Americans everywhere from suffering in tax return filing hell, some of the biggest brands in the country are offering customers deals and freebies to get them through the next two weeks.

Before you check out our selection of deals to celebrate Tax Day, be sure to go through Newsweek's guide to getting your individual tax returns ready for filing before the April 15 deadline.

Free Cookie from Great American Cookies

In an attempt to make Tax Day a "little sweeter," Great American Cookies will be offering one free original chocolate chip cookie to customers.

According to Annica Kreider, Executive Vice President of the company, providing a treat for its customers on Tax Day has become a tradition. On the website she said: "Tax Day can be stressful and we want to help our guests take a big delicious bite out of their worries by enjoying a free fresh-baked Original Chocolate Chip Cookie. We invite everyone to come and join us on April 15."

Free shaved ice from Kona Ice

Ice trucks all over the country will be giving out free shaved ice during Tax Day thanks to Kona Ice. Find where your local ice truck is to make sure you don’t miss out. Just make sure your tax return filing isn't a close shave.

No need to leave the house if you order with Amazon Restaurants

According to RetailMeNot.com, Americans can get $7 off their first Amazon Restaurants order with code EAT7. Use it on April 15 while you're finishing off your tax return. 

All you can eat at Cicis under $5

Cicis, known for its all-you-can-eat buffets, is discounting its adult buffet on Tax Day to $4.15 (excluding taxes). Hungry Americans only need to purchase a large drink and show their coupon at purchase.

Macy's offers 40 percent off women's shoes

Avoid refund anxieties by splurging on a pair of shoes at Macy’s. American women everywhere will be delighted to use promo code GREAT to get 40 percent off two or more pairs of women’s shoes. Offer must be used before April 15, 2019.

Up to 35 percent off appliances at Home Depot

Tax bill apprehension resulting in putting off home improvements? Home Depot has up to 35 percent off appliances until April 17, 2019. Time to invest in your Fourth of July grill?

Get $15 off your next hotel getaway with Hotwire

Does tax return filing conjure dreams of getting away? Hotel booking website Hotwire is giving customers $15 off bookings of $150 or more. Use code TAXGETAWAY15 between April 11 and 16.

Kids eat free at Hooters

Celebrate increased child tax relief by taking the family to Hooters. From April 12 to April 15, children can eat free with any $15 adult purchase.

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