If It Moves Tax It
It’s sad and amazing what people have decided needed taxing.
|Alabama||10% on decks of cards (Nevada gives you a deck of cards when filing)|
|Arkansas||6% Tax On Tatoos & Electrolysis|
|California||33% Tax on Vending Machine Fruit (seems a little punitive on people that are desperate for fruit)|
|Colorado||2,9% Coffee Cup Lids (The dry cleaners were behind this)|
|Illinois||6.25% Candy Tax (Pastry gets a pass)|
|Chicago||33% Soda Tax (The people at soda stream were happy about this)|
|Kansas||6.5% Amusement Tax (try not to smile)|
|Missouri||4% Yoga Tax (Not very flexible of them)|
|Minnesota||6.8% Fur Tax(for fake fur can you pay with counterfeit ?)|
|New Mexico||State Taxes Only Apply to People Under 100|
|New York||8.87% Sliced Bagel Tax (Unsliced bagels are on a roll I guess)|
|New York||Haunted Houses (Yes they tax things that aren’t even real)|
|New York||Litigation(If you sue over your ghost being taxed you still lose)|
|Nevada||Loud Music (Now I know why silent raves are a thing)|
|Pennsylvania||Air (Yep couldn’t believe it either)|
|Texas||Strip Clubs (They will take the shirt off your back)|
|Texas||Belt Buckles (get you both ways there)|
|Texas||Holiday Decorations(Well they got the nude people and belt buckles)|
|Texas||Psychics(I foresee death and taxes and more taxes)|
|U.S. Federal Government||$0.46 on Arrows (We got the point, taxes)|
|Ireland||Cow Farts $18/Cow (You think people actually want them ?)|
|Ancient Rome||Urine (Some people wouldn’t piss on the tax collector if they were on fire I guess)|
Quotes of the Day
The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin.
— Mark Twain
Congress can raise taxes because it can persuade a sizable fraction of the populace that somebody else will pay.
— Milton Freidman
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
— Albert Einstein
The difference between death and taxes is death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets.
— Will Rogers
A liberal is someone who feels a great debt to his fellow man, which debt he proposes to pay off with your money
— G.Gordon Liddy
I am proud to be paying taxes in the United States. The only thing is I could be just as proud for half of the money.
— Arthur Godfrey
The taxpayer: that’s someone who works for the federal government, but doesn’t have to take a civil service examination.
Drink up That’s it for the Watercooler today. As always it’s an open thread