8 Things You Can Get for Free in April

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April had arrived, bringing greener lawns, warmer weather and spectacular seasonal deals! From free fishing to a complimentary photo of your pet with the Easter Bunny, we’ve rounded up a bouquet of fresh, fabulous freebies for spring.

Read on to see which exciting offers will soon spring up all around you. And for even more options, head on over to Money Talks News’ freebies page.

Free fishing — April 2-3 (starts in Florida)

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Don’t have an angler’s license but want to try your hand at fishing? That’s not a problem if you live in the Sunshine State, which kicks off Free Fishing Days this weekend.

On April 2-3, Floridians and state visitors can fish for free — without a license — in fresh water. If you reside in a different state or want to cast your reel in saltwater, keep an eye out for additional license-free fishing days in the coming months. Get details.

Free Spotify Premium for 6 months — through spring 2023

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Want millions of popular tunes and podcasts at your fingertips, ad-free? Walmart+ members who have not tried Spotify Premium in the past can now get six months of the service for free. Premium members get ad-free streaming to Spotify and can download music for listening offline.

The offer is good through March 6, 2023, and you will be charged $9.99 a month if you continue with the service once the free trial is over. Check it out.

Free PetSmart Easter photos — April 9

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Don’t overlook your furry family members this Easter. PetSmart is celebrating the holiday by offering free pet photos with the Easter Bunny from noon to 3 p.m. on April 9.

This event is taking place at stores nationwide, but reservations are required, so you’ll want to hop to it! Book your appointment now.

Free national parks — April 16

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National Park Week starts on April 16, and if you’d like to celebrate by exploring a new or favorite national park, you’re in luck. More than 100 national parks across the country are waiving their entrance fees for everyone on that day. Learn more.

Free cash back from Bloomingdale’s — through Dec. 31

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Don’t want to pay full price for items at Bloomingdale’s? Now you don’t have to! Simply use PayPal or Venmo for an in-store purchase of your favorite accessories, fashions and more by the end of the year, and you will receive $25 cash back into your account. View details.

Free Apple TV+ for Xfinity customers — sign up by April 25

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Xfinity customers can jump into spring with three months of free Apple TV+. To be eligible, you cannot currently subscribe to Apple TV+ and you must sign up for Apple TV+ via your Xfinity device by April 25. Find out more.

Free weekly credit reports — through 2022

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Planning to buy a home or apply for a car loan? You’ll want to make sure there are no mistakes on your credit report that require correction. Fortunately, you can check your report for free each week of the year.

The big three credit-reporting agencies announced in January that they will continue to offer access to free weekly credit reports through the rest of 2022. Find out more in “Free Weekly Credit Report Offer Extended Through 2022.”

Free tax preparation — ongoing

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Tax Day is right around the corner — April 18 — and there is still time to get your taxes done for free.

Volunteer tax preparers across the nation will do your taxes for free, provided your annual income is $58,000 or less. Others also may qualify for the service. Visit this IRS webpage to learn more.

Those who make $73,000 or less can use the IRS Free File program, a partnership between the IRS and makers of commercial tax-preparation software. With this service, you can prepare and file your federal individual income tax return for free using tax-preparation-and-filing software. Learn more at this IRS webpage.

If you don’t qualify for the free preparation offers listed above, consider the free service from Cash App Taxes.