From bagels to beards: The strangest taxes in history

Urine in ancient Rome, beards in Russia, and wig powder in England

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16/05/23 | StarsInsider


Tax systems have been in place for millennia. In fact, most products and services are nowadays taxed. Though throughout history, there have been many bizarre taxes (some are actually still in place today). Things such as urine in ancient Rome, beards in Russia, or wig powder in England are just a few examples.

Curious? Click through the following gallery and discover the strangest taxes in history.

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