U.S Tax Law: Overview & Basic Principles


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All of the following are principles of the U.S. Tax System EXCEPT:

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1. The _____ is the system of laws allowing the government to raise money.

2. Tax reform means to change _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet are here to assess your knowledge of U.S. tax law. Some topics addressed on the quiz include laws and rules regarding taxes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials can help test your knowledge of these topics:

  • What tax reform is meant to change
  • What the principle of fairness and effectiveness requires
  • A principle that requires that tax laws are easy to understand for everyone
  • A system of laws allowing the government to raise money
  • Principles of the U.S. Tax System

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on taxes in the U.S.
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the purpose of tax reform and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different principles of the U.S. Tax System

Additional Learning

Cover more details about these rules with the lesson, U.S. Tax Law: Overview & Basic Principles. Thanks to this lesson, you can complete these objectives:

  • Understand why the U.S. Tax System exists
  • Identify the five principles of this system
  • Determine what taxes do for the government