Can the United States be brave? Brave enough to get rid of Income Taxes and have a Neutral Tax? Income taxes came into the picture to help fianance the Civil war in 1862 - Long article about the history of taxation
So now that there are taxes on almost everything, do we really need an income tax? Can't sales taxes be raised to cover everthing? It would be more fair, as the rich buy more than the poor so they should have to pay more tax.
This article here has a lot of interesting things to discuss with your English teacher
supporting economic growth
fairness and redistribution
dirty little secret
penalize work and savings
“purple” tax system
a few offsets
slaughter of a thousand sacred cows
Questions What is the problem with the American Tax code according to this site?
What needs to change?
How does the majority of tax get colleted?
Who pays the most tax?
Which income group does the current tax system hurt the most?
How can this be fixed according to the authors?
What is the liberal standpoint?
What is the conservative standpoint?
How is tax collected in your country?
Do most of the people say it is fair?
Do you prepare your taxes yourslelf?
What happens when you are late with your taxes?
Lesson plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English Teacher