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Saturday, August 29, 2009

Professional sumo wrestlers pay income tax based on body weight.

See also:
- Japan guide

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  • I don't believe this to be true. Can you supply the documentary evidence? Rankings and earnings in sumo have nothing to do with weight, and I doubt very much the Japanese taxation department makes this distinction.

    By Anonymous Jak King, at December 09, 2006 6:18 PM  

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