Lesson Plan: Average vs. Marginal Tax Rates


In this lesson plan, students will know how average and marginal tax rates are calculated. Students will compare the two tax rates. Students will learn how marginal and average tax rates combine to impact the taxpayer and economy.

All TaxEDU lesson plans are designed for students in grades 9-12, are free, and include an assessment and assessment key.

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Related Glossary Terms

Average Tax Rate, Marginal Tax Rate, Tax Brackets, Tax, Tax Base, Taxable Income, Graduated Rate Income TaxIndividual Income Tax, Corporate Income Tax

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