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Tax Day (April 15th) giveaways to soothe your wallet

MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery is giving away a treat on Income Tax Day, April 15th, to help us ice down the pain of filing. The free single scoop of ice cream is what it calls its 'ec-cone-omic' ice cream stimulus package. There are Moo's in or opening soon in 44 states. You can find the one nearest you here.

Cinnabon is dishing out free Classic Bites from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at participating locations. The site does not, however, list which sites are participating. I'll guess you'll have to ask.

Taco Del Mar is

offering a free taco, but you'll have to fill out its form beforehand to receive by mail or email the "Free Taco 1099" coupon.

The Baltimore Sun reports that Baltimore area McDonald's will be giving away hot and iced McCafés on April 15th.

The makers of the HyrdoMassage Bed is offering free Hyrdromassages at hundreds of outlets across the country. Check its web site for locations near you.

We will keep adding to this list as offers roll in, so bookmark us and come back later!

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