Kiplinger's reveals 10 ways states are looking to raise revenue by taxing services -- ones that may not have been hit before where you live. 10 Surprising Ways Your State May Tax You Next
Slide Show

1 of 11

10 Surprising Ways Your State May Tax You Next

istockphoto

Remember the line from The Beatles' "Taxman"? -- "If you try to walk, I'll tax your feet"?
There may be some truth in it--literally. Facing large budget shortfalls and unwilling to raise general taxes in a slow economy, states are looking for creative ways to raise a little extra revenue here and there, including taxing shoe repair. Here are some of the proposed new taxes and user fees under review by state governments across the country. Some plans will be met with public scorn; others will be adopted with little notice. The slideshow begins to your right.

View as One Page

Check Out

Kiplinger's Latest Online Broker Rankings

Advertisement