Tax breaks for space burials


Here’s a new one: the state of Virginia is considering offering a tax break for anyone who agrees to have their cremated remains sent into space.

The state is looking to increase revenues for the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, and is considering tax breaks as a means to encourage people to use it as a burial method. Joining the ranks of Timothy Leary and James Doohan could end up saving you money.

You can read the LA Times article about it here.