"Pro-Crust-Inators" Offered Online Relief with Papa John's "1040" Tax Day SpecialLarge, Original Crust Pizza with up to Three Toppings Just $10.40 During Final Days of Tax Season
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 13, 2009--
As another tax season draws to a close, Papa John’s once again provides
last-minute filers, or “pro-crust-inators,” a “1040” online deal. Now
through midnight on April 15th, consumers can cash in on this
tax break by entering “1040” as a promotional code at www.papajohns.com
for a large, original crust pizza with up to three toppings for just
Last year, more than 86 million individuals filed their tax returns
online, up more than 12 percent from the previous year, according to the
Internal Revenue Service. “As more filers use the e-file option, it only
makes sense to remind customers that Papa John’s also has an online
system in place,” said Jim Ensign, vice president of marketing
communications for Papa John’s. “Last year more than 85,000 people
across the country redeemed our ‘1040’ online offer, and experienced a
slice of tax relief from Papa John’s.”
For those who prefer the traditional way of submitting their taxes, Papa
John’s restaurants across the country will be delivering hot pizzas on
April 15 to overextended postal workers and weary filers who
“pro-crust-inated” this tax season.
“While our customers may not look forward to filing their taxes each
year,” said Ensign, “they do look forward to our 1040 special.”
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John's International, Inc.
(NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world's third largest pizza company. For nine
years running, consumers have rated Papa John's No. 1 in customer
satisfaction among all national pizza chains in the highly regarded
American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Papa John's also ranks
first among pizza companies in the 2008 Brand Keys Customer Loyalty
Engagement Index, was honored by Restaurants & Institutions Magazine
(R&I) with the 2008 Silver Award for Consumers’ Choice in Chains in the
pizza segment, and was named 2007 Pizza Today Chain of the Year. For
more information about the company or to order pizza online, visit Papa
John's at www.papajohns.com.
Source: Papa John's International, Inc.
Papa John's International, Inc.
Tish Muldoon, 502-261-4987