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Tax on WHAT? 12 Wacky Taxes You May Be Paying

The recession brought us all kinds of great deals — from cheap homes tolobster at lunchmeat prices — but it also brought a fresh wave of ridiculous taxes and fees.

While you were rummaging around the bargain bins, government bean counters were peeping in your pockets to see how they could fill their budget gaps with your money.

From candy to cows and strippers to sparklers — they want to charge you extra for it.

So, we decided to take a look at the 12 wackiest taxes ever.

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  • Cindy Perman is a writer at CNBC.com, covering jobs, real estate, retirement and personal finance.

  • Based in Los Angeles, Jane Wells is a CNBC business news reporter and also writes the Funny Business blog for CNBC.com.

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