TAXES LESSON PLAN
1. Define income tax as an annual tax levied, or imposed, on the income of private individuals by the state or federal government.
2. Define sales tax as a local tax based on the cost of the item purchased and collected directly from the buyer. Some states and cities do not impose a sales tax.
3. Brainstorm services that are paid for by tax dollars. Some examples are: schools, libraries, police fire departments courts, military, roads and bridges, space program research and help for people who are in need.
4. Income Tax
Income tax can be paid through payroll deductions or in quarterly or annual payments. The Internal Revenue Service, or IRS, is the U.S. government agency responsible for tax collection and tax law enforcement.
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