Pee TaxIn ancient Rome (c. 69-79), urine was a necessity in both tanneries (where they made leather) and in laundries (yes, where they cleaned your clothes with it). Before you imagine legions of Roman citizens hopping up and down on one leg, we should point out that the government only taxed those who bought the urine, not those that *ahem* produced it.
Wednesday, February 06, 2013
I came across this interesting list of oldie but not so goodie taxes. My favorite LOL: