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Income Tax: Facts and Filings (Page One Economics, Focus on Finance)

Federal individual income tax must be paid to the U.S. government, but the amounts paid vary widely. The December 2016 issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance addresses basic facts about the tax—its history, purpose, and current structure.

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Audience:   High School, College, Consumers, Middle School
Language:   English
Subjects:   Current Events, Economics, Civics/Government, Data Literacy
Resource Types:   Data, Newsletter, Publications, Charts/Graphs, Lessons
Concepts:   Role of Government, Taxes