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Students explore the concept of payroll taxes. In this payroll taxes lesson, students read an article about payroll taxes. Students discuss the purpose of FICA taxes and deductions that are taken from a worker's check. Students calculate the net pay of an average worker.
In this payroll and income tax worksheet, students compute gross pay, itemize payroll deductions, determine net pay and figure percents. This two-page worksheet contains 4 multi-step real-life problems.
Students review preparation of payroll records and practice these skills while playing games on the computer. They follow a student outline and complete online activities and quiz.
Students develop an employee work/pay schedule spreadsheet. They examine online payroll spreadsheet examples, create a payroll with ten employees, and enter and print the data.
Students simulate creating and calculating employees payrolls using hourly wages, deductions, and proper taxes.
What exactly is the fiscal cliff? What are the effects of changing income tax rates and payroll tax rates? Your learners will begin by reading news articles and examining graphs illustrating the "Bush tax cuts" of 2001 and 2003. They will then research federal income tax rates and create a table of income levels, computing and comparing amounts of tax an individual at different levels would have to pay.
Students identify and explain the various payroll deductions that are taken to pay for a variety of government services and company benefits. This lesson plan is intended for students acquiring English.
Students define gross domestic product, real GDP, consumer price index, interest rate, and unemployment rate. They explain how GDP, the consumer price index, industrial production, Treasury interest rates, changes in non-farm payrolls, and the unemployment rate are calculated.
Young scholars examine how the GDP, the consumer price index, industrial production, Treasury interest rates, changes in non-farm payrolls, and the unemployment rate are calculated and what they assess.
Students who are adult ESOL learners examine pay stubs and determine how payroll deductions are spent on services and company benefits. While looking at a pay stub they complete a worksheet. They focus on the proper sequence of words in sentences and study a list of associated vocabulary words.
What is the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) tax's connection to Social Security and Medicare, and what are the differences in how are individuals in the United States are taxed relative to their income? This video provides clear explanations for these questions, using graphs and sample situations to illustrate the main concept.
Students complete the included activity sheet related to reading a pay stub and calculating deductions. Once the activity sheet has been checked, students demonstrate their knowledge of the vocabulary associated with the instructional activity through a flash card drill. This instructional activity is intended for students acquiring English.
In this working with a partner worksheet, students observe four job advertisements from a newspaper with missing parts in each ad and communicate verbally to discover the missing sections, and fill in the blanks. Students write 18 short answers.
Students develop a budget for a college student using all of the influences that the student would have.  For this budgeting lesson plan, students use real life examples to create a budget spreadsheet.  Students read and study sample spreadsheets and budgets before tackling their own. 
Young spenders take a look at the best ways to save and spend money. This type of financial education is lacking in schools, so implementing this lesson plan would be of great value to your learners. Things like bank checking account fees, amounts of interest on savings accounts, fees associated with credit cards, and the "cheapest" way to make purchases are all explored. Some excellent activities and worksheets are embedded in this fine plan.
Using January 2012 economic data, learners will review changes in employment and unemployment rates in the US. They'll determine which economic factors influenced these changes, and describe the impact unemployment has on various individuals and groups. Data, hyperlinked resources, and focused vocabulary are all included.
After reviewing recent unemployment data, learners will determine employment rate changes that have occurred in the past month and year. Background information, statistical data, vocabulary, and resource links are included to make your discussion well-informed and eventful. 
Students investigate the economic growth and employment rate. In this algebra lesson plan, students collect data on employment and unemployment. They graph their findings and draw conclusions.
Read all about the various types of unemployment and the United States is are currently at the low-point of an unemployment cycle. Kids examine what economic factors affect the unemployment rate, and what data shows for different US populations. 
The class is provided with background information and statistical data on US employment rates as of February 2012. They use the data to assess various graphs and answer critical thinking questions about what the data shows. They discuss regional, national, and local data.

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