Value added tax is sort of like sales tax on everything. This is a system of taxation that the rest of the world uses because they are not good enough to use THE Income Tax.
This tax is computed by taking sales tax on sales tax. That is like gay sales tax sex. We should all know that that is just wrong. Also because it is computed at over 10% it increases the cost of good of up to 100% in quantities less then 10.
So, nation let us remember
The Heroes of Income TaxEdit
Vladimir Putin, for enforcing the tax and kicking ass while he's at it.