Chapter 9: Sources of Government Revenue
"Understanding Individual Income Taxes"
As you have already learned, the individual income tax is
a tax on people's earnings. The tax laws should be written
so that both the taxpayer and the tax collector can understand
them. This task is not always easy, but people seem more willing
to accept the necessity for taxes when they understand them.
The purpose of this activity is to examine the taxes that
are taken from your income.
Destination Title: Internal
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In the "Search IRS Site" option box, type "Tax
Interactive: Individuals Summer on its way" and select
the article that matches this title.
- Scroll down to the bottom of the page
and select information for one of the jobs listed.
- Print a copy of the page or read the
information on screen and answer the following questions.