With treasuries bleeding red ink, state governments are finding creative ways to raise funds. Given the slow economic recovery, this tax strategy
will become more the norm, Carla Yrjanson, vice president of Tax Research and Content for Thomson Reuters told WalletPop
in email interviews. "With government further relying on sales taxes to address budget shortfalls, consumers can expect to continue to see many more quirky tax laws in the years to come."
Read on to see nine of the most unusual state taxes
that Thomson Reuters found in 2010.