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50 Interesting and Fun Facts to Lighten Up Tax Time

Cheapism Logo By Louis DeNicola of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 51: <p>"Fun tax facts" may seem like an oxymoron, but sometimes taxes can be amusing. From a tax on beards in czarist Russia to an American astronaut who forgot to pay his taxes before heading into space, here are 50 unusual, funny, interesting -- and sometimes practical -- tax-related tidbits.</p><p><strong>Related:</strong><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/how-to-save-on-taxes-15851/">Is Your Tax Bill Too High? 20 Ways to Save</a></p>

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"Fun tax facts" may seem like an oxymoron, but sometimes taxes can be amusing. From a tax on beards in czarist Russia to an American astronaut who forgot to pay his taxes before heading into space, here are 50 unusual, funny, interesting -- and sometimes practical -- tax-related tidbits.

Related:Is Your Tax Bill Too High? 20 Ways to Save

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