What is tax and why do we need it?

The materials in Tax 101 have been designed to be used in a variety of ways. Each topic is designed as a stand-alone section to be explored by a whole class, small groups or individual students. Information about alignment to state and territory curriculums is via the Curriculum links block.

What is tax and why do we need it?
Type: Theory
Questions: 6
Attempts allowed: Unlimited
Available: Always
Pass rate: 75%
  • Fact 18

    World War II saw the percentage of women working at the ATO increase from 23% at the beginning of the war to a peak of 57% in 1945.

Taxable income

Assessable income minus allowable deductions.

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