The Amish is a religious movement with strict rules on how to live, raise a family and work. You may think you know the Amish from movies or TV but some facts about the culture may surprise you. Here’s a look at 20 weird facts about the Amish:
1. Many of the Amish don’t pay certain taxes.
The Amish don’t agree with the idea of Social Security taxes. The U.S. has allowed them to exercise their religious beliefs and made certain provisions for the Amish. If self-employed, an Amish individual will not pay taxes, however, if they work for a non-Amish employer, they will pay taxes and into Social Security.