Despite the U.S. and its own quirks and complications, it can seem fairly normal when compared to other countries. Take taxes: Even when it comes to the most mundane of topics, our neighbors overseas can devise some truly bizarre charges and fine. For example, Ireland and Denmark tax cow flatulence by taxing cattle owners up to $110 per cow.
But it's not just distant foreigners who are coming up with strange tax laws, Americans are just as creative -- and ridiculous. If you think your federal taxes are confusing, don't forget just how bizarre some state taxes are, as well.
Click through to see the weirdest taxes states have charged and the strangest tax deductions some states offer.
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