Sun Tan Tax in US; Sun Tan Subsidy in Europe

Under Obama Care, patrons at sun tan parlors will face a tax. 10%. Nothing is free!

This is one way to introduce younger Americans to the reality that social schemes will cost them.

In Europe, beach sun tans are being subsidized.

Cash for Tanners

A new subsidy for hitting the beach.

Liberté, égalité, St. Tropez. That could be the motto of the European Union’s “social tourism” project, which advocates subsidized holidays for the underprivileged. According to European Commissioner Antonio Tajani, visiting foreign countries is a “right,” and one that could soon be financed by EU taxpayers. This gives a whole new meaning to the concept of “paid vacation.”

The EU last year launched a €1 million project to .. read full article here.

Social welfare architects are having a hard time deciding; tax or subsidize? Such decisions!!


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