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EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 4: Percent and Proportional Relationships

For Teachers 7th Standards
One math module containing 18 lessons and two assessments covers percents and proportional relationships. Seventh graders work through several learning opportunities that take a close look at finding a whole, scale drawings, and solve...
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Income Taxes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Most adults dread April 15 — tax day! Tax preparation can be intimidating even for adults. Build confidence by leading individuals through the process and then give them a scenario to practice. The exercise uses tax vocabulary to give...
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How Do You Figure Out the Price of an Item With Sales Tax?

For Students 6th - 12th
Sales tax always increases the price of your purchases. How can you figure out how much you'll be paying in full? Teach your class how to figure our their total cost, including sales tax, with this video. Using an example of a pair of...
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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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FICA Tax

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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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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Preparing a 1040EZ Income Tax Form

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Some of us never feel like we know how to do our taxes! Help scholars understand the process early by using an informative resource. They fill out their own tax forms in a simulation activity and view multiple resources to learn even...
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Your Tax Dollars at Work

For Teachers 5th - 12th
In order to understand how tax dollars are spent, young economists use given data and graph it on a circle graph. Circle graphs are highly visual and can help individuals describe data. A class discussion follows the initial activity.
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Proportional Taxes

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners 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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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
Learners 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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Corporate Tax Rate and Jobs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Does lowering the corporate tax rate help create jobs in the United States? Learners explore the top pro and con arguments and quotes relating to the issue. They read background information about the creation of the federal corporate...
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Sales Tax and Tip

For Teachers 7th Standards
Don't forget to tip your server. Future consumers learn how to calculate sales taxes and tips. Pairs use actual restaurant menus to create an order and determine the total bill, including taxes and tips.
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Understanding Tax: Your Role as a Tax Payer

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Every adult should know that it is their responsibility to help fund public goods and services by paying taxes. Help young people get a handle on the history, evolution, purposes for, and reasons why they should pay taxes too. 
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Financial Forces: Understanding Taxes and Inflation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take the opportunity to offer your young adults some important financial wisdom on the way taxes and inflation will affect their lives in the future. Through discussion and review of different real-world scenarios provided in this...
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Tax Time Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is a 1040EZ tax form really easy? Scholars investigate the complexities of the United States taxation system with an economics activity. Using a wide variety of web sources, they interpret IRS taxation rules and regulations to better...
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Completing Simple Tax Forms

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders practice filling out IRS 1040 EZ forms. They discuss various ways people pay taxes. They assess the importance of W-2 forms and apply skills using the IRS tax table to compute how much money is owed or returned.
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Taxes and Social Security

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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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Excise Tax Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How do consumers and producers both pay part of an excise tax, and how does the tax shift prices and quantity? This economics teacher demonstrates how to use a graph in order to answer these questions, as well as how to calculate tax per...
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Calculating Sales Tax

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Observe and demonstrate how to calculate state sales taxes. Learners create a sales tax chart by calculating the sales tax amount and tax inclusive retail price for school store items, then calculate the subtotals, sales tax amounts, and...
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The Five W's of Tax Day

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Use April 15th to teach your students the fundamentals of the American federal tax system.
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Taxes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Though the learners in your economics class may only associate tax season with their parents poring over receipts in frustration, they will eventually be filling out their own tax forms before April 15th each year. A video from Crash...
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Churches and Taxes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Churches have been tax-exempt since the founding of America, but should they be? Pupils ponder the question as they browse the website in preparation for a class debate or discussion. They research the history of tax-exemption for...
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Tax, Commissions, Fees, and Other Real-World Percent Problems

For Teachers 7th Standards
Pupils work several real-world problems that use percents in the 11th portion of a 20-part series. The problems contain percents involved with taxes, commissions, discounts, tips, fees, and interest. Scholars use the equations formed for...

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