A group of male officials voted Wednesday to keep the good times flowin’ with their state tampon tax. Proving that tampons are indeed a luxury item only understood by the women who pay for them, the all-male panel voted 8-3 against a proposal by Representative Susan Duckworth.
You’d think most people would have watched enough late-night TV to automatically refuse to answer questions asked by people wielding microphones on the street. These very clueless Hillary Clinton supporters, however, didn’t utilize their self-preservation instinct and ended up accidentally endorsing Donald Trump’s new…
On Monday night, Republican presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Carly Fiorina appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, respectively, but only one arose victorious. Let’s compare the chats, shall we?
In Colorado, marijuana made more money than alcohol when it came to tax revenue. The state, which legalized cannabis for recreational use in 2012, collected a cool $70 million in marijuana taxes between July 2014 to June 2015. Alcohol-specific taxes brought in $42 million.
A student in Sydney, Australia has launched a petition to put an end to Australia’s so-called “tampon tax.” Dag, Australia, chill and stop taxing periods, man.
Starting next month the Navajo Nation will be the first place in the United States to place a tax on junk food. Members can expect a 2 percent sales tax on garbage like: pastries, chips, soda, desserts, fried foods, sweetened beverages, and other shit with no nutritional value that makes us all perpetually sick. …
A woman who authorities say filed a fraudulent tax return to the tune of $94 million in Cobb County, Georgia, was arrested after attempting to claim her check at a local bank. I dunno guys, it sounds pretty legit to me.
Since the dawn of the internet, shoppers who take a risk by purchasing something online that they can't see or try on experience enjoyed a small (albeit legally grey area) kickback: avoiding the sales tax they'd pay if they bought the same item from a brick-and-mortar (or, you know, drywall-and-vinyl siding) store.…
Heads up: The latest celebrity sure to send your Fox-News-loving Uncle Jeff into conniptions at the dinner table is Kristen Bell. That's because America's foremost sloth admirer had the nerve to suggest that she could afford to pay the taxman a little extra. And Fox News did not approve one bit.
Yoohooooo, Florida Man who is selling Jesus Christ's toe nails? I have found your new Florida Woman friend. (PLEASE NOTE: My matchmaking skills are notoriously awful.) (God speed.)
Who (literally) pays for abortion restrictions? You do!
Real Housewives of New Jersey's Teresa Giudice and her husband Joe were indicted on fraud and tax charges today by a federal grand jury. There are 39-counts against them, which include "conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, bank fraud, making false statements on loan applications and bankruptcy fraud."
Oh, those salad days when you could shop and carouse online without any fear of the tax man; the days when you could safely take an Ambien and wake up to an inbox full of receipts from various internet retailers and think yes, I really did by a to-scale replica of Iron Throne, but, hey, at least I can skip out on…
As you may have heard, French actor Gerard Depardieu thought that France's proposed 75% "super tax" on millionaires was a major Gerard Depar-DON'T, so he said "Gerard Depar-oh-no-you-didn't!" to that shit and moved his ass to Russia. (Because in Russia, taxes millionaire YOU! Or, wait—zzzzzzzzzzzz.)
SUNDAY JAN. 6 - French actor Gérard Depardieu, center, poses on a theatre stage, wearing a traditional folk outfit, after he arrived in Saransk, some 700 km (435 miles) east of Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. Depardieu has received a Russian passport after flying to Russia for a late night dinner with Putin.
Ann Romney showed a little fire last night during a radio interview in Iowa, responding to her husband's critics by saying, "Stop it. This is hard."
A strip club just outside of Albany called Nite Moves made the case Wednesday in New York's Court of Appeals that its cover charge ($11) and lap dance fees ($20 for three minutes) shouldn't be subject to the state's eight percent sales tax because naked dancing is an art form, not unlike ballet. After a 2005 audit of…
Happening now in Houston: A new $5 "sin tax" on strip clubs — called a "pole tax" — is expected to generate over $1 million in revenue for the city, and the cash will be used to help the city process rape kits. According to ABC News, Houston has an estimated 4,000-6,000 rape kits that have remained untested because of…