States with the Strangest Taxes

Alabama: Card Tax: 10-cent tax on a deck of playing cards. Arkansas: Tattoo Tax: 6 percent state sales tax on tattoos and body piercings. California: Fruit Tax: 33 percent tax on fruit bought from vending machines. Colorado: Nonessential Tax: 2.9% tax on “Nonessential” food-related items (napkins, bibs, utensils, lids and straws).