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81 resources with the keyterm taxes

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Understanding the Bush Tax Cut Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The class examines the new tax cut plan proposed by President Bush. They practice calculating income tax rates and interpreting the data. Then they research topics that are of interest to them related to taxes.
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Goods and Services: Some are Private, Some are Not

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Who fixes the swings at the park? The class creates a community bulletin board to explore the goods and services provided for their community in both the private and government sectors. They discuss taxes, consumers' wants and needs, and...
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Government Spending and Taxes

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What types of government programs are designed to improve economic inequity in the United States? Introduce your learners to government programs, such as low-income housing, Social Security, and Medicaid, how they work to improve...
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Inflationary and Recessionary Gaps with Fiscal and Monetary Policy

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Where does the long run aggregate supply curve in graphs of an inflationary and recessionary gap? Check out this video for instruction on this process, as well as to learn about the motivations behind monetary and fiscal policy in...
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Tax Forms and Deductions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Because many of your older students are probably getting their first jobs, it could be an appropriate time to discuss taxes. This presentation defines deductions, types of taxes, purposes of paying taxes, and the forms required to file...
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Module 13-Electronic Tax Return Preparation and Transmission

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explain the electronic preparation and transmission of tax returns. They describe the ways to prepare and transmit tax returns and explain the benefits of electronic tax return preparation and transmission.
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Circular Flows

For Teachers 9th - 12th
To study circular flow, learners use the plans to trace through a series of interconnected economic and financial flows to explain the workings of the American economy. They use the model developed to comprehend the effects of Federal...
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Proportional Taxes

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students are able to define and give an example of a proportional tax and the impact that it can have on different income groups and explain how a proportional tax takes the same percentage from all tax groups.
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Banking 2: A bank's income statement

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Using his example of a growing village bank, Sal (the narrator) explains the ins and outs of the banking business, mostly from the perspective of the banker. This point of view can be helpful for people who see the bank as an institution...
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Taxes and Social Security

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice filling out the United States Federal 1040EZ tax form and share examples in a class discussion. A written exam is provided to help assess cumulative comprehension.
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Death and Taxes

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore the "death tax" and analyze statistical information about how the government taxes dead people. They research sources to determine the validity of a anti-tax group campaign and John McCain's claims about taxes. ...
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The Politics Of Taxation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain that taxation involves a compromise of conflicting goals and that lobbyists can influence lawmakers' decisions about taxes. They can explain why people of similar incomes often pay different tax rates and work in teams...
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Sticking to a Budget

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Set scholars up for financial success by throwing them into the hypothetical real world.
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You Can BANK on This! (Part 2)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This is part two in a four-part instructional activity on banking and personal finance. In this instructional activity, learners analyze whether or not they have made a good purchase, then discuss how to make an informed decision about a...
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We The People: A History

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students play a game about taxation where they have tax collectors that simulate the feelings and reasons that led to the American Revolution. In this taxation lesson plan, students learn about why the people in the colonies were so...
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Bossy Britain Upsets Colonists

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the causes of dissatisfaction that led to the American Revolution. Then they make a Flap Vocabulary Book and glue on a map of the thirteen colonies and make a title page called "Road to War in it." Students also...
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Revolt in Boston

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the American Revolution. In this American History lesson, 11th graders analyze primary sources. Students participate in a simulation on taxes. 
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A Look at Individual Federal Income Tax

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the concept of a personal federal income tax. They conduct research and participate in class discussion in order to deal some of the issues. They include why there is an individual income tax and how the money is...
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Types of Taxes

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders work in groups of four-five to analyze the purpose and impact of three types of taxes: proportional, progressive, and regressive. They then participate in a class discussion to look at examples of taxes in each category.
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Death and Taxes

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the U.S. governmental policy of taxation as a tool to influence the actions of both individuals and businesses. Using the internet, classmates explore types of taxes and the purpose of each. In groups, they...
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Taxes Just Aren't Fair

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore the feelings of colonists when they were forced to pay outrageous taxes. They explore the tensions and causes of the American Revolution. Students discuss the various taxes that colonists had to pay and participate in a...
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Good News and Bad News: Income and Taxes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils examine Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form 1040, citing particular line items that are pertinent to an artist acting as an entrepreneur. They explore various sources of income and the importance of keeping accurate income records.
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Understanding Taxes

For Teachers K - 12th
Students engage in a variety of lesson plans published by the IRS. They participate in lessons involving how taxes apply and why taxes exist. They view Power Point presentations, complete worksheets, and participate in activities on tax...
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Module 8-Tax Credit for Child and Dependent Care Expenses

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explain the tax credit for child and dependent care expenses. They distinguish between a tax deduction and a tax credit. They see how the tax credit for child and dependent care expenses affects the tax liability.