During World War I, many taxpayers felt that it was their patriotic duty to pay more than their assessed tax. Some were not legally obliged to pay tax but did so and others made payments of double, treble or quadruple the assessed amounts.
The story of tax is a short interactive that highlights the direct link between the effectiveness of the tax system and the enrichment of the community.
It can be used as a quick overview of how tax has evolved over time in an Australian context. The interactive includes six pause points with accompanying text.
The story of tax worksheets:The story of tax - PDF version