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Strangest Ways States Tax You (And Don't)

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Funny thing about our federal system of government: There’s that complicated tax code that Uncle Sam keeps and the IRS enforces.

Then there’s an even larger patchwork of taxation schemes crafted by 50 state legislatures, all coming up with new ways to extract coin from their citizenry. Some of these tax regimens are, well, quirky.

We’ve found ten of the strangest from across the land. Did we miss an odd tax unique to your state? Look for the e-mail address at the end of the slideshow to tell us about yours. In the meantime, here are ten of the most unconventional.

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