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Horses Raised for Slaughter?

TaxGuyBill
Level 15

Is eating horse meat a real thing?

I just saw an interesting line in the Minnesota Sales Tax law:

Farm machinery does not include: ... machinery, equipment, implements, accessories, and contrivances used directly in the production of horses not raised for slaughter, fur-bearing animals, or research animals.

 

That seems to imply that in other cases horses ARE raised for slaughter. 

Anyways, I just thought that was interesting.

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abctax55
Level 15

PLEASE, Bill.....  I *was* trying to have my breakfast.  😆

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George4Tacks
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IRonMaN
Level 15

Thanks George, but personally I would prefer feeding the wild horses and if they really need to keep the slaughter houses busy, they could always send a few politicians there.

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TaxGuyBill
Level 15

@IRonMaN wrote:

if they really need to keep the slaughter houses busy, they could always send a few politicians there.


I would be fine with sending them all there.   😁

Just-Lisa-Now-
Level 15
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Its a real thing, more popular in other countries though.

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TaxGuyBill
Level 15

Realistically, I think it is funny why most people in this country are against eating horse meat, but have no problem eating a cow or a pig.  From my viewpoint, there really shouldn't be a difference.