By Alison Lorge, WCCO

The tax man cometh — but don’t worry, when he comes he brings you deals and discounts too. This year is no exception. You can find deals on food and relaxation. Time to get your deductions! (All deals are for Monday, April 18 only unless noted otherwise.)

Food Deals

Cinnabon – From 6-8 p.m. you can get 2 free tax day bites (think mini cinnamon rolls).

Maggie Moo’s – Get a free ‘Stimulus Sundae’ (mini ice cream sundae) on from 3-6 p.m. But note that there is only one location in Minnesota — it’s in Woodbury.

PF Chang’s – Take 15 percent off your total bill when you dine-in or take out. Not valid on their happy hour prices.

McCormick and Schmicks – This restaurant is celebrating with discounts on two days — the traditional (April 15) and the new (April 18). On the 15th they have drink specials and are giving out ‘tax relief certificates’ worth $10.40 off your next purchase. On the 18th, you can get entrees and drink specials for $10.40 plus you get a $10.40 tax relief certificate if you are at the bar.

White Castle – Get 15 percent off any purchase (Exp. 04/19) with coupon.

Bruegger’s Bagels – For $10.40 you can get a “Bruegger’s Bundle” — 13 bagels, two cream cheese tubs (any flavors) with a coupon. Normally $11.99.

Relaxing Deals

HydroMassage – Get a free HydroMassage from April 14th-April 18th.

HBO/Cinemax – If you need to unwind after your taxes are done, some satellite and cable providers will be offering a free weekend  preview (Apr. 15-18) of HBO and Cinemax.  Cox Communications, DirecTV, Dish Network, Verizon FIOS are all participating. If they’re not participating in your area, you can always go online to HBO’s website to see episodes.

Other Deals

Office Depot – Now through April 15, you can get copies (up to 25 pages) free of your 2010 tax return and up to five pounds of shredding too with coupons.

If you know of any other deals, share them with other ‘Good Lifers’ in the comment section. You can also text WCCODEALS to 84816 for a ‘deals of the week’ reminder.

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