The strangest state taxes in America


Despite America's quirks, it can seem fairly normal when compared with other countries. Take taxes, for example: Even when it comes to the most mundane of topics, countries overseas can devise some truly bizarre charges and fines. For example, Ireland and Denmark tax cow flatulence by taxing cattle owners up to $110 per cow.

But it's not just distant foreigners who are coming up with strange tax laws; Americans are just as creative — and ridiculous. While you search for federal tax loopholes that can save you money, watch out for bizarre state taxes that could be affecting your budget, as well. Click through to see the weirdest taxes states around.