Paying your taxes sucks. The silver lining? The myriad of free and almost-free deals that restaurants and shops offer on Tax Day, which happens to be today.
From $1 margaritas at Applebee's to free paper shredding services at Office Depot, here are some of the best deals and freebies to take advantage of today all around the country:
Applebee's: Enjoy $1 margaritas through April 30.
Boston Market: For $10.40, customers get a half chicken individual meal with two sides, cornbread and a fountain drink.
BurgerFi: All purchases come with a free order of hand-cut fries.
Chili's: Grab a Cuervo Blue Margarita for $5.
Chuck E. Cheese's: Buy one large cheese pizza and get a second one for free.
Great American Cookies: Get your hands on free cookies and cream cookies at participating locations with no purchase necessary.
Hooters: Children 12 and younger get a free kids meal with an adult purchase of $10 or more.
Office Depot: Download this coupon and shred up to five pounds of documents for free through April 28 at Office Depot and OfficeMax.
Schlotzsky's: Buy chips and a medium drink and enjoy a free small original sandwich to go along with your purchase.
Staples: Use a coupon to shred up to one pound of documents for free.
White Castle: Enjoy 15% off any purchase.