To get more information about taxes,
go to these sites:
Revenue Services - This site, created by the Internal
Revenue Service, intended for students and teachers,
presents "the whys" (theory, rationale, and history
of taxes) and "how tos " (steps to take when filing
tax forms) about taxes. The teacher site contains
lesson plans, simulations, tax tutorials, and assessments.
The student site consists of reading and skill tests
correlated to the teacher lesson plans.
- This site contains an on-line tax preparation tutorial
for beginners. The tutorial contains instructions
on how to gather the necessary information for filing
a return, a link to download federal income tax forms,
directions on how to complete a federal income tax
form, and suggestions on where to turn for help about
preparing and filing a tax return.
Instructor - This site, part of the Money Instruction
series, consists of four activities dealing with taxation.
"Paying Taxes for Chores" provides a worksheet that
teaches basic math and the concept of paying taxes.
"Income Tax Time Word Problems" calls for users to
answer word problem questions that have an income
tax theme. "Federal Income Tax 1040 EZ Worksheet"
provides practice in how to complete a W-4 tax form.
"Earnings Statement" gives users practice reading
an earnings statement and answering related questions.
It includes questions regarding federal, state, and
social security taxes, and other deductions.