Unit 1: Overview of taxes

At the end of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the term taxation and outline the purpose of a tax system​.
  2. Understand the reasons for paying taxes​.
  3. Outline the types of taxes collected by the Revenue Commissioners from individuals and businesses​.
  4. Identify the main areas of government income (revenue) and expenditure​.


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