Quick Tax Quiz: Match the Wacky Tax to the State

June 17, 2009

The correct answer is C:

Playing card tax: Alabama
“Exceptional tree” deduction: Hawaii
Blueberry tax: Maine
“Sparklers and novelties” fee: West Virginia

Read about Hawaii’s “exceptional tree” deduction here and here, West Virginia’s “sparklers and novelties” fee here, Maine’s blueberry tax here, and Alabama’s tax on playing cards here.

Read about the slightly less bizarre elements of all state tax systems on the State Tax Policy and Data page of our website.

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