9 Most Ridiculous Things You’ll Get Taxed for

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7. Google tax

No. 7 on our list of ridiculous taxes is an example from France. The Culture Ministry of France settled that taxing online advertisements, such as those that pop up on Google, Facebook, and Digg, will bring in up to $29 million per year.

Apparently, AOL, Yahoo!, and Microsoft are also subject to the tax. France uses this revenue to support artists as well as online cultural information centers for French citizens.

According to some data, former President Nicolas Sarkozy was the one who advocated for this revolutionary tax. While it ranks right on the list of ridiculous taxes around the world, it could be enacted worldwide.

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