The cash generated by the collection of American income taxes generated more than $1.66 trillion dollars in revenue in 2017. Corporate income taxes generated another $324 billion in 2017 as well.
While most taxes are supposed to be used for social programs and to pay civil servants, not all are collected in traditional ways.
Some taxes, whatever the goal, are supported by some pretty unorthodox legal reasoning.
Here is a list of 11 odd, strange and weird tax laws.