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What’s the Tax? – Urine

The Romans Taxed Urine!

In this month’s edition of ‘What’s the Tax?’ we’re taking a closer look at urine tax! Yes, you read it right… URINE!

One thing we all know for sure is that taxes are as certain as death, but they’ve changed a lot since this one – phew! Over many years, governments have applied some really creative taxes and according to National Geographic, this included facial hair, beds and broomsticks!

National Geographic shares with us one of the most bizarre taxes we think we’ve ever heard of, but, there’s logic! Here, from history, is a tax I’m sure we can all agree that we’re glad not to be lumbered with…

Discover here.