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Guys They Put A Tax On Bananas And Honey

A tax on deliciousness.

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The "Banana Levy" has been increased "at the request of the Australian Banana Growers' Council to facilitate repayment of the banana industry's liability associated with an emergency response to eradicate banana freckle," budget documents say.

The levy is 75 cents per kilogram, but wait, there's more.

The Honey Tax was raised "at the request of the Australian Honey Bee Industry Council to provide for the industry's ongoing biosecurity obligations and priorities."

In total the levy will be 3.7 cents per kilogram of honey sold.

Sorry to harsh your budget night buzz.

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