Witchcraft Now a Legal Profession in Romania
...which means they have to pay income taxes
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Jan 4, 2011 3:45 AM CST
Witches, astrologers, and driving instructors are now liable for income tax on their earnings in Romania.   (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

(Newser) – Romania's witches aren't happy about a change in the country's labor laws that makes witchcraft a recognized profession. The move, part of a crackdown on tax evasion, will make it harder for witches to avoid paying income tax, AP reports. One witch has threatened to cast a spell using black pepper and yeast to create discord in the country's government as revenge.

More From Newser
My Take on This Story
To report an error on this story,
notify our editors.
Your Take
76% of people agree
that it's Hilarious
Check Out Another Hilarious Story
You Might Like
Showing 2 of 2 comments
Jan 4, 2011 6:58 AM CST
You'd thought as witches they'd seen that coming. I need a beer.
Jan 4, 2011 5:01 AM CST
This is all an effort to attract Christine O'Donnell to their country. I say we support their efforts.