Wacky Taxes

By March 15, 2005General

We already know that we labor under a 22% cost disadvantage vs. our trading partners in areas like taxes, energy costs and the granddaddy of ’em all, legal costs. Here’s an article from CNN about some wacky taxes being assessed by the states, from an illegal drug tax in Tennessee to a 6% tax on tattoos in Arkansas, doubtless a big revenue raiser down there in the Natural State.