Crazy and Unusual Taxes, Historical and Modern

Sometimes, it feels like there’s a tax for everything – car, home, groceries, and the list goes on. And it’s true, there are a lot of taxes. What’s more, a lot of the time they feel kind of unreasonable. After all, you work work hard to earn a living. Why should you have to give it up to the government?

As frustrating as they may be, the taxes we pay on a regular basis are made to look perfectly normal by the ridiculous taxes of times past. Back in the day, government officials found ways to tax all kinds of absurd things.

And while most of those crazy taxes are now defunct, some still exist today. Read on to learn more about the most ridiculous taxes the world has ever known.


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