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Taxes collected from employees and employers to pay for major social programs
Social insurance taxes
Taxes on the manufacture, transportation, sale, or use of goods and performance of services
Article 1 Section 8 (income taxes created by Amendment 16)
Where does the power of the federal government to tax come from?
individuals and companies can lower their taxes by doing certain things such as becoming more energy efficient or donating to charity
everyone is taxed the same amount; also flat taxes; social insurance taxes are an example
people living with you that rely on your money (such as children) can get you a tax break on your income tax
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