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TRIVIA: Did you know…

ANGELA YANG
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“The hardest thing in the world is to understand the income tax,” Albert Einstein said.

Tax Day falls on April 15 every year unless April 15 lands on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday. If it falls on Friday, taxes are due the following Monday. If it falls on the weekend, they are due the following Tuesday.

Benjamin Franklin once said, “There are two things certain in life: death and taxes.”

—————————–QUIZ——————————-

1. Which Roman emperor levied a tax on, of all things, the collection of urine?

a. Nero
b. Tiberius
c. Augustus
d. Caligula

2. Where in the world would you pay a tax on blueberries?

a. Nova Scotia
b. Maine
c. Ontario
d. Vermont

3. In which country would you have paid a window tax in the 17th century?

a. England
b. The Netherlands
c. Spain
d. Italy

ANSWERS: 1) A 2 )B 3) A

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