A Tax on Arrows? Nuttiest New Taxes

Strange, unlikely, surreal: Take the tax codes of the 50 states, apply a magnifying glass, and here and there, hiding amongst the small print, are specimens that would amaze P.T. Barnum: A tax on fur, a tax on nudity; taxes on bagels (if sliced, but not if intact); on salt, pets, tattoos; on blueberries, on candy (if not containing flour), on illegal drugs, on sparklers, septic tanks and playing cards. Californians don't pay tax on fresh fruit--unless, per chance, they buy their banana from...Full Story
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