Tax Litany

Direct taxes, indirect taxes, licenses, permits, fines and fees. They are all taxes and they all come from the income you earn and the goods and services you purchase.

A comprehensive (but not exhaustive) list is below…

How many can you name?


Don’t cheat…

Lets see. There are…

  • Accounts Receivable Taxes
  • Building Permits
  • Capital Gains Taxes
  • CHL Licenses
  • Cigarette Taxes
  • Corporate Income Taxes
  • Court Fines (indirect tax)
  • Dog Licenses
  • Federal Income Taxes
  • Federal Unemployment Taxes (FUTA)
  • Fishing Licenses
  • Food Licenses
  • Fuel Permits
  • Gasoline Taxes
  • Hunting Licenses
  • Income Taxes
  • Inheritance Taxes 
  • Interest Expense (tax on the money) 
  • Inventory Taxes 
  • IRS Interest Charges (tax on top of tax) 
  • IRS Penalties (tax on top of tax)
  • Liquor Taxes   
  • Marriage Licenses 
  • Medicare Taxes 
  • Property Taxes 
  • Real Estate Taxes 
  • Septic Permits 
  • Service Charge Taxes 
  • Social Security Taxes 
  • Road Usage Taxes (Truckers) 
  • Sales Taxes 
  • Recreational Vehicle Taxes 
  • Road Toll Booth Taxes 
  • School Taxes 
  • State Income Taxes 
  • State Unemployment Taxes (SUTA) 
  • Telephone Federal Excise Taxes 
  • Telephone Federal Universal Service Fee Taxes 
  • Telephone Federal, State and Local Surcharge Taxes 
  • Telephone Minimum Usage Surcharge Taxes 
  • Telephone Recurring and Non-Recurring Charges Taxes 
  • Telephone State and Local Taxes 
  • Telephone Usage Charge Taxes 
  • Toll Bridge Taxes 
  • Toll Tunnel Taxes 
  • Traffic Fines (indirect tax) 
  • Trailer Registration Taxes 
  • Utility Taxes 
  • Vehicle License Registration Taxes 
  • Vehicle Sales Taxes 
  • Watercraft Registrations
  • Well Permits
  • Workers Compensation Taxes

How many more can you name? Please comment and let us know!


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