Taxes

Quiz by ASHLEY DAVIS

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18 questions
• Q1
Which statement about sales tax is NOT true?
You need to know the price of the item to determine the sales tax.
The sales tax is based on the value of an item.
The sales tax is the same as income tax.
You can find the amount of sales tax in a sales tax table.
30s
• Q2
The property tax in one town was \$6.95 per \$1,000 value in the year 2012. The tax increased to \$7.71 per \$1,000 value in 2013. What effect did that have on the property tax for a house with a value of \$100,000?
decrease \$96
increase \$76
decrease \$695
increase \$791
30s
• Q3
At the bookstore, the clearance shelf has a book about explorers. The book has a price tag of \$4. The sales tax is \$0.05 on every dollar. Which is the total cost of the book?
\$0.20
\$4.05
\$3.80
\$4.20
30s
• Q4
Mark’s pay after taxes is \$855.08. If his total earnings are \$1,100, how much does Mark pay in payroll tax?
\$1,100
\$144.02
\$855.08
\$244.92
30s
• Q5
Joe has two part-time jobs. At his first job, he earned \$200 and paid \$42 in payroll tax. At his second job he earned \$175 and paid \$24 in payroll tax. What is his pay after taxes?
\$351
\$303
\$158
\$309
30s
• Q6
Miranda earns \$450.75 at her part-time job. She pays \$98.12 in federal income tax and \$12.00 in other taxes. How can you determine Miranda’s pay after taxes?
Subtract the amount earned from the sum of the taxes
Subtract the sum of the taxes from the total earnings
Subtract only the federal income tax from the total earnings.
30s
• Q7
Arman works in a state with no state income tax. He earns \$625 each week. He pays \$38.45 in other taxes. His pay after taxes is \$499.61. How much federal income tax does he pay?
\$86.94
\$38.45
\$76.90
\$88.72
30s
• Q8
An employer is required to subtract a portion of a person's income and send it to the government.
Sales tax
property tax
payroll tax
income tax
30s
• Q9
The tax money goes towards medicare.
payroll tax
sales tax
income tax
property tx
30s
• Q10
determined by how much land a person owns
payroll tax
income tax
sales tax
property tax
30s
• Q11
Based off of personal property
income tax
payroll tax
property tax
sales tax
30s
• Q12
paid by the employee
property tax
sales tax
income tax
payroll tax
30s
• Q13
property owners usually have to pay this tax
income tax
sales tax
property tax
payroll tax
30s
• Q14
Tax on a service a person buys.
property tax
payroll tax
sales tax
income tax
30s
• Q15
The tax money goes towards social security.
property tax
sales tax
payroll tax
income tax
30s

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