This Veteran’s Day weekend, don’t forget to thank an American hero. Whether your plans include community service or parades, please show respect and appreciation for the courageous men and women who have protected our way of life.
To show their support for veterans and active-duty military, many restaurants are offering amazing Veteran’s Day freebies and discounts. Here are just a few nationwide deals that are available on Sunday, Nov. 11, unless otherwise noted:
Bonefish Grill: Free Bang Bang Shrimp appetizer.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Free small order of traditional or boneless wings with a side of fries.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Free appetizer.
Chili's: Free meal from a special menu.
Chuck E. Cheese: Free personal one-topping pizza to veterans, active duty personnel, and eligible dependents with military ID or proof of service. The chain also has daily military discounts.
Cicis Pizza: Free adult buffet on Sunday.
Cracker Barrel: Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake.
Dunkin' Donuts: One free doughnut at participating locations. ID is required.
Friendly's: Free meal from a special menu at participating locations.
Golden Corral: Free meal and beverage from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Nov. 12 only to anyone who has ever served or is currently serving in the U.S. military.
Hooters: Free meal from special menu with purchase of a beverage for all active-duty and retired military.
Huddle House: Free order of Sweet Cakes, platter-size pancakes available in eight different flavor-and-topping combinations, at all locations nationwide Nov. 9–12.
Krispy Kreme: One free doughnut and a small cup of coffee at participating locations. No ID is required, but the offer is for dine-in only.
Little Caesars: Free Hot-N-Ready lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Logan's Roadhouse: Free meal from special menu between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
LongHorn Steakhouse: Free appetizer or dessert, plus guests dining with veterans will receive 10% off their meals.
Macaroni Grill: Free Mom's Ricotta Meatballs and Spaghetti meal.
Max & Erma’s: Free meal includes a cheeseburger, endless seasoned fries, and a fountain drink.
Olive Garden: Free meal from a select menu, including unlimited soup or salad and breadsticks.
Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin' Onion and non-alcoholic beverage.
Red Lobster: Free appetizer or dessert available Nov. 11 and Nov. 12.
Red Robin: Free Red's Tavern Double Burger with bottomless fries.
Ruby Tuesday: Free appetizer up to $10.
Texas Roadhouse: Free meal from a special menu and choice of iced tea, soft drink, or coffee.
TGI Fridays: Free menu item up to $12 on Nov. 11 and Nov. 12.
White Castle: Free breakfast combo or Castle Combo meal (numbers 1–6) on Nov. 11 and Nov. 12.
But even more important than the Veteran's Day freebies, IRS.gov has an extensive list of important tax information for veterans and military members. Staying prepared for anything is a trait that many service members and veterans have for life. Our tax calculator will assist in having you ready-to-go for the upcoming tax season by showing how your credits, deductions, and allowances will affect your income tax return.
Liberty Tax® gives a special salute to our veterans and Armed Forces personnel. For veterans or service members who may have questions about deductions or credits that you may qualify for, find a Liberty Tax® office near you or call 1-866-871-1040.