It's that time of year, tax time!!
This is a lesson on paying taxes. There are questions such as when are taxes due each year and name two different ways you can pay taxes (online and through the mail).
The students are given two different people who have the same paycheck, but get different taxes withheld each paycheck. The students must figure out the take-home pay of each person/family.
One person is single and one person has a wife and three kids.
There are also discussion questions at the end of the activity.
Answer Key Included!
Many students do not have any idea about tax day and this is a great introduction!