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Common Tax Questions, Answered

What You’ll Learn

  1. Get answers to some of the taxA tax is a mandatory payment or charge collected by local, state, and national governments from individuals or businesses to cover the costs of general government services, goods, and activities. policy questions we hear most often from taxpayers, businesses, and journalists.
  2. Learn everything from the basics of who pays taxes and the difference between credits and deductions, to how taxes impact the economy and what constitutes sound tax policy.
  3. Discover additional resources to explore each question and topic in more depth.

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