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tax taken from the income (money) and individual or business earns. Incometax
tax paid on property most commonly, real estate, like land houses. propertytax
tax on the sale of products. salestax
tax on money and property left behind when a person dies.manner, levied on a transfer of wealth during a person’s lifetime. The first $14,000 of a gift is excluded from the tax. estate tax
A tax related to the estate tax, and assessed in a similar gift tax
Established in 1935. It provides income to elderly people and people who are permanently disabled. socialsecuritytax
health insurance program for elderly and disabled. medicare
taxes on imported goods. tariffs
taxes which are imposed on items like cigarettes and alcohol. sintax
imposed on certain items, such as expensive cars or jewelry. luxurytax

Financial Literacy Crossword

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Money paid to the government for services tax
Tax paid to the government based on the money you earn income tax
Money added to the cost of items and services when an item is purchased sales tax
Tax paid on houses, cars, boats or land property tax
Total amount of income BEFORE taxes are taken out Gross Income
Amount left on your paycheck AFTER taxes are taken out Net Income
An organized plan on spending and saving money Budget
Card issued by a bank that allows the user to purchase goods and services immediately and pay later - charges an interest rate credit card
Card issued by bank that allows user immediate access to money they have in their account Debit Card
Expenses equal income balanced budget
Put money into an account deposit
Take money out of an account withdrawl

Financial Literacy: Taxes and Paychecks Crossword

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National legislative body of U.S consisting of the Senate and House of Representatives as a continuous institution. Congress
International Revenue Service; federal bureau which collects taxes every year and turns the money over to the Treasury Department to cover expenses of the U.S. government IRS
Executive agency responsible for promoting economic prosperity and ensuring financial security of the United States U.S Treasury
Amount, based on percentage of one's taxable income, paid to the U.S., and in some cases, to the state in which one lives Income Tax
Amount, based on a percentage of a purchase, paid to a state and local governments and school districts. Sales Tax
Amount, based on a percentage of property value, paid to local governments and school districts in which one lives. Property Tax
Tax similar to a sales tax, imposed on some goods. Excise Tax
Amount, based on the value of one's estate, which one heirs or beneficiaries will pay to the government upon one's death. Estate Tax
Tax imposed on the transfer of money or property from one living person to another by gift, payable by the donor. Gift Tax
Person who relies on another for financial support. Dependent
Amount deducted from a paycheck by an employer in the employee's behalf to pay federal income taxes based in the number of personal allowances claimed Federal Withholding
Federal Insurance Contribution Act; a Social Security retirement tax FICA
Amount of income before taxes and other deductions Gross Pay
Program under the U.S Social Security Administration which reimburses hospital and physicians for medical care provided to qualifying people over 65 year old Medicare
amount of income after taxes and other deductions (take home pay) Net Pay
Government program which provided economic assistance to a person faced with unemployment, disability or old age Social Security
Monetary credits received on one's tax return for each person claimed as a dependent Allowance
Amount paid before commission Base Salary
Fixed amount of money paid to a person on a regular basis for services rendered Commission
Sum of money given to an employee in addition to the employee's usual compensation Bonus
Payment for work done per hourly. Hourly Wage
Base hourly wage set by the federal government. Minimum Wage
Salary range set by the government for all government jobs. Official Salary Schedule
Payment for additional work done outside of regular hours. Overtime
Amount of money one is paid at the beginning of a job. Starting Salary
Percentage pay of each sale, no base salary is available. Straight Commision
Amount of one's salary remaining after federal, state and often city income taxes and various other deductions have been withheld Take-home Pay
Fixed amount of money paid to a person on a regular basis Salary
Working on a contractual basis rather than being employed by a specific company, giving tax and income responsibility to the worker Contract Labor

Taxes and government spending Crossword

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A required payment to a local, state or national government. tax
Income received by a government from taxes and non-tax sources. revenue
Income, property, good, or service that is subject to a tax. tax-base
A tax on the value of a company´s profits. corporate income tax
A tax for which the percentage of income paid in taxes remains the same for all income levels. proportional tax
A tax for which the percentage of income paid in taxes increases as income increases. progressive tax
A tax for which the percentage of income paid in taxes decreases as income increases. regressive tax
A tax on the dollar value of a good or service being sold. sales tax
A tax on the value of a property. property tax
Taking tax payments out of an employee´s pay before he or she receives it. withholding
Form used to file income taxes. tax return
A national healthcare insurance program that helps you pay for health care for people over age 65 or with certain disabilities. medicare
A tax on the estate, or total value of the money and property, of a person who has died. estate tax
A tax on money or property that one living person gives to another. gift tax
A tax on imported goods. tariff
The use of taxation to encourage or discourage certain behavior. tax incentive

Math Crossword Puzzle

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the money you pay based on the money you earn income tax
the money taken out of your paycheck payroll tax
the money you earn income
money you owe such as taxes expense
money added on to every purchase you make sales tax
money you pay for all the land you own property tax
when your income is 0 balance
an identification card that allows you to pay later credit card
an identification card that takes money out of your bank account after a purchase debit card
a range of prices that shows how much money you can spend budget
the money you earn before expenses gross income
the money you earn after expenses net income

Finance Vocabulary Crossword

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Description

Traits or qualities that represent an individual's highest priorities, deeply held beliefs and motivating forces; one's guiding principles Core values
Anything handed down from the past; something that someone has achieved that continues to exist after they are gone Legacy
Organizations that use money raised to achieve their goals rather than distributing them as profit Nonprofits
Means "love of humanity"; identifying and exercising one's values in giving and volunteering Philanthropy
Any income that is generated by working. Income tax, tax paid out by anyone who earns an income Earned income
tax paid out by anyone who earns an income Income tax
The process by which we "market" ourselves to others; involves highlighting personal strengths; interests and unique qualities and identifying goals. Personal branding
Income generated by selling an investment at higher price than you paid for it. Portfolio income
taxes paid by anyone who owns property such as land, a home or commercial real estate Property taxes
Tax on goods and services that goes to your state or local government. Sales tax
A federal insurance program funded by taxpayer dollars that provides benefits to people who are retired, unemployed or disabled Social Security
A brief account of one’s professional or work experience and qualifications, often submitted with an employment application. Resume

Local Government Word Search

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Description

income tax
welfare
townships
property tax
sales tax
commission government
local government
special district
mayor council government
Medicaid
leadership
council manager government
county

Business Taxes Crossword

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Description

Taxation wherein the actual tax rate decreases as the taxable amount increases Regressive
Tax levied on the retail price of goods and services at the time sold. Sales
Tax rate remains the same regardless of the amount on which the tax is imposed. Proportional
Are property taxes in Nebraska more of less than most other states? More
The name of the student-teacher leading this class is Ms. ________________. Donovan
Value of property determined by tax officials. Assessed Evaluation
Tax based on the ability to pay. Progressive
IRS stands for _____________________ Revenue Service. Internal
Sales tax that applies only to selected goods or services, such as cigarettes and gasoline. Excise
The Nebraska state sales tax and use rate is ___.5%. Five
The Douglas County sales and use tax rates is ___%. Seven
Tax on real estate, which is land and buildings. Real Property
In 2017, the deadline for filing your Federal Income Tax return is on April _______________. Eighteenth
Taxes that include both Social Security and Medicare. FICA
Tax on possessions that are movable, such as furniture, machinery, and equipment. Personal Property
Governments levy taxes mainly ro raise ____________, or money. Revenue
Tax on material goods owned. Property
In most years, the deadline for filing your Federal Income Tax Return is on April ____________. Fifteenth
Tax on the profits of businesses and the earnings of individuals. Income
Also called a proprotional tax. Flat

Taxes Crossword

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Description

Writes tax law congress
In charge of the federal budget. President
Imposes higher % of tax on higher incomes. progressive
Amount of income per person free from tax. exemption
Expenses that reduce the amount of taxable income. deduction
Responsible for paying various government expenses. Treasury
Tax that disproportionately hurts the poor more than the wealthy. regressive
Signed social security into law in 1935 Roosevelt
Problems in social security have arisen because of this. population
One category of tax you'll not get back. social security
Healthcare for the retired. medicare
solution for the retired poor before social security poorhouse
would give a refund offered at the beginning of each month fairtax
Taken out and sent to government on a quarterly basis. withholding
State tax administrations. Department of Revenue
Free to take advantage of tax benefits voluntary
All pay the same % of tax. Flat
Concept where portions of income are taxed higher as income rises. marginaltaxrate
Tax year ends for individuals. December 31
Date federal income tax is due. April 15
system never tried in any country. Fair

Financial Literacy Crossword

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Description

how much money you earn income
the money paid to the federal government based on your income incometax
two types; Social Security tax and Medicare tax, both are taken out of your paycheck and paid to the federal government payroll tax
money that one gets back when one retires or becomes disabled social security
helps pay for many medical services for people 65 years or older Medicare
tax paid by consumers on purchased goods and some services sales tax
tax that is paid to the local government on real estate property tax
buildings, homes, and land real estate
how much you make before taxes an deductions are taken out gross income
the amount of money you ca actually take home to spend, save, and share. net income
how you manage your net income to pay bills, entertainment, food, and other necessities in your life budget
a small official preprinted note that contains information about a checking account with a financial institution check
a small plastic card issued by a financial company creditcard
a small plastic card issued by a financial institution that is connected to either your savings or checking account debit card
money; bills and coins; used in exchange for goods and/or services cash

Reading A Paycheck Stub Crossword

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Lists paycheck deductions as well as other important info paycheck stub
The employee's full name, address, and social security # personal info
Total amount of money earned during the pay period before deductions gross pay
total amount of money left after all deductions are taken out net pay
The amount of money deducted from the gross pay for taxes, medicare, or benefits deductions
The % deducted from an individual's paycheck to assist in funding the state state withholding tax
Federal Insurance Contribution Act fica
Nation's retirement program, provides retirement income for the elderly and pays disability social security
The nation's healthcare program for the elderly and disabled medicare
The amount an employee contributes each pay period to a retirement plan retirement plan
The amount taken from your paycheck for medical benefits medical
The amount by laws for employers to withhold from earned wages federal tax
Totals of all deductions from January 1st to the day of the pay period year to date
Length of time for which an employee's wages are calculated pay period
Compulsory charges imposed on citizens by local, state, and federal governments taxes
Collects federal taxes, issues regulations, and enforces tax laws written by the U.S. irs
Employers directly deposit employee's paycheck into the employee's authorized account direct deposit
Electronically carries the employee's net pay payroll card
Used to determine the amount of federal taxes withheld from the paycheck allowence
A person who relies on the tax payer for financial support dependent