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Forms of Taxation


Identify various forms of taxation (i.e., tariffs, sales tax, and excise tax). 8.2.5

Links verified 11/13/2016

  1. Commonly Used Tax Terms - from MSN Encarta [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine]
  2. History of Taxes - from the Unites States Department of the Treasury
  3. List of Taxes - fairly complete list from Wikipedia
  4. Significant Figures -one of many calculators available from Omni Calculator
    1. Sales Tax - very basic sales tax calculator
    2. Margin and Sales Tax - gross margin combined with a sales tax, teaches how pricing is done and how wholesale price turns into retail price including sales tax
    3. Margin and VAT - most of the world uses VAT (sometimes called differently) instead of a sales tax.  The main difference is that VAT is collected (and deducted by non-consumers later on) on every step of the sales chain.
  5. Taxation - from MSN Encarta [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine]
  6. Types of Tax and Taxation - short definitions of a long list of types of taxes; including tariff and excise
  7. Types of Taxes - short definition of various taxes from an investment website
  8. Types of Taxes - a more detailed explanation of taxes in three categories; income, property, and goods and services

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