The Romanian government probably didn’t figure on supernatural forces raining down on them when they voted in their income tax bill.
Before the bill came into law on Jan 1, the professions of astrologer and fortune teller were not listed in the Romanian labor code (Neither were embalmer, valet and driving instructor).
No listing. No taxes.
Under the new law, they will have to pay 16% taxes like everyone else.
About a dozen witches plan to put a curse on the ruling party by hurling mandrake plants into the Danube.
This in a country where President Traian Basescu and his aides have been known to wear purple on certain days because the color repels evil.
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