6 Great Freebies You Can Grab in January

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From free food to gratis tax help, here are great items you can get at no cost this month.

A new year means 12 months of new freebies. And it all begins in January.

Let the warm glow of an unexpected freebie take the chill out of this frigid month. From a free pastry to some extra tax help, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite freebies over the next 31 days.

Free year of UPS Smart Pickup Service — ongoing

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If you do a lot of shipping — particularly if you run a small business from your home — UPS has an incredible deal for you! For the entire year, you can get free UPS Smart Pickup service. This service uses technology to automatically arrange pickup of packages when you have something to ship. According to UPS:

When you process a shipment using WorldShip®, UPS Internet Shipping or UPS CampusShip®, the system automatically notifies a UPS driver to make a UPS Smart Pickup that same day to pick up all prepared packages.

You also get 20 percent off domestic air and international shipments and 10 percent off UPS ground shipments.

Normally, the service costs a flat rate of $11.50 per week. But you can get a year on the house.

Free Minibon at Cinnabon — ongoing

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Start off a great new year with a free Minibon treat from our friends at Cinnabon. Just sign up to join Club Cinnabon and you’ll get a coupon for the free Minibon. You’ll also get exclusive offers and a treat on your birthday.

Free Carl’s Jr. burger — through Jan. 15

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Winter is the time for hardy eating. You need energy to shovel snow or ski down slopes. Or perhaps you just want to pack on a couple of extra pounds of insulation as the temperature plunges.

Carl’s Jr. is helping to satisfy that winter appetite by offering a buy-one, get-one deal on its Budweiser Beer Cheese Bacon Burger. Hmmmm. This delicious offer is good through Jan. 15.

Free IRS tax help — beginning Jan. 13

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Beginning on Jan. 13, the IRS Free File program will be available to taxpayers who qualify for no-cost help in preparing and filing their tax returns. Taxpayers with incomes below $64,000 qualify for Free File software, including some free state return help.

If your income is above $64,000, you qualify for free fillable forms. These will be available on Jan. 23. Although these forms help you do the math, you must know how to do your own taxes, and state forms are not available.

Free slush at Sonic — ongoing

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Download the Sonic app and create an account to get a free medium slush. Check out the Sonic website to find a location near you.

Free admission to national parks — Jan. 16

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The National Park Service is offering free admission during 10 days in 2017. And it all begins on Jan. 16 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day. So celebrate King’s legacy by spending the day at one our beautiful national parks.

There are more than 400 national parks, and 124 of them normally charge an entrance fee. So, this is a great deal.

Do you know of other great January freebies? Share them by commenting below or on our Facebook page.

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