The recession brought us all kinds of great deals – from cheap homesto lobster 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. Click ahead to get started!
By Cindy Perman
Posted 2 Sept 2010