COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - A number of businesses, including several that Branch County residents can take advantage of, are looking to take the punch out of Tax Day. Procrastinators and those who have already filed their returns to Uncle Sam are in line for some freebies. Arby's is giving away a free order of curly fries or potato cakes on Monday, April 15th in its annual Tax Day Giveaway. Those looking for some distractions while they prepare their paperwork this weekend can enjoy free movies certain cable and satellite providers will be offering at no charge with previews of Starz and Encore through Monday.
Office Depot locations are giving away free shredding to anyone looking to get rid of paperwork. Up to five pounds of paper can be disposed of through May first at most locations with a coupon. Those looking to stay awake while burning the midnight oil can get some much needed caffeine. McDonald's is offering up a free small coffee at participating locations through Monday.