SS.912.FL.1.6

Explain that taxes are paid to federal, state, and local governments to fund government goods and services and transfer payments from government to individuals and that the major types of taxes are income taxes, payroll (Social Security) taxes, property taxes, and sales taxes.

Clarifications

Calculate the amount of taxes a person is likely to pay when given information or data about the person’s sources of income and amount of spending.
Identify which level of government receives the tax revenue for a particular tax and describe what is done with the tax revenue.
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 912
Strand: Financial Literacy
Standard: Earning Income
Date Adopted or Revised: 04/15
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
2102800: Florida’s Preinternational Baccalaureate Comparative Economics With Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 and beyond (current))
2102335: Economics with Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102340: Economics with Financial Literacy for Credit Recovery (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102345: Economics with Financial Literacy Honors (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102372: Personal Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2019, 2019 and beyond (current))
2102374: Personal Financial Literacy Honors (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2019, 2019 and beyond (current))
1200387: Mathematics for Data and Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2016 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
7921021: Access Personal Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2019 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.912.FL.1.In.f: Identify that different taxes are paid to three levels of government to provide goods and services to individuals.
SS.912.FL.1.Su.f: Identify that different taxes are paid to the government to provide goods and services to individuals.
SS.912.FL.1.Pa.f: Recognize that taxes are paid to the government to provide goods and services to individuals.

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