Taxing toilets? Wait, you’re serious?

Yes, water experts in Australia want to tax toilets:

HOUSEHOLDERS would be charged for the amount of water they flushed down the drain under a radical new blueprint to cut consumption, the Sunday Mail reports.

The scheme would replace the current regime which sees sewerage charges based solely on a home’s value and not its waste water output.

In Canada sewage charges closely mirror the water input so it is pretty much the same thing. It just sounds worse when you call it a toilet tax, but that’s pretty much what it is.


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