Which are some of the most ridiculous taxes?
Nothing is certain except death and taxes. You’ve probably heard this at least once. When it comes to these two, it seems there’s no limit to how or when either can occur. Yet there are many ridiculous taxes, and some are shorter-lived than others.
As the taxation of the masses has been a thing for thousands of years, it’s safe to presume that it will continue forever. This shouldn’t surprise us. However, what’s a bit strange is that there are some ridiculous things you can get taxed for.
As you read this article, you’ll see that many of the taxes on this list are unreasonable and don’t make sense. Yet they still exist. In the US, each state can levy taxes to fund its activities, and some states have more ridiculous taxes than others.
Here are some of the strangest taxes (some of which are no longer levied)!