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About.com, Filing Your Taxes for the First Time
Becoming part of the U.S. workforce means you have also joined the income tax system. You should be prepared to file a tax return and calculate your taxes. About.com offers a helpful web page called Filing Your Taxes for the First Time. The page gets you on track with some simple tips on tax returns and tax return jargon.
Destination Title: About.com, Filing Your Taxes for the First Time
Start at the Filing Your Taxes for the First Time Web site. Record your answers to these questions separately.
- Which taxpayers can use the 1040EZ form?
- Click basic principles of the U.S. tax system in The Big Picture section of the page. How does the US government use our taxes?
- What does "subject to the income tax" mean?
- What situation might result if citizens failed to pay their income taxes to the government?