What you’ll learn to do: define progressive, proportional, and regressive taxes
“Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”—Benjamin Franklin, in a letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy, 1789
In this section, you will take a closer look at the types of government taxes and examine why they are so certain in our lives.
The learning activities for this section include:
- Reading: Financing Government
- Reading: Types of Taxes
- Reading: Taxation
- Self Check: Taxation
Take time to review and reflect on each of these activities in order to improve your performance on the assessment for this section.