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Video: What Is Social Security Tax?
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How Are Federal Taxes Spent?
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Video: What Is the Fair Tax?
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Video: What Are Tax Tables?
The tax tables issued by the federal government and many state governments determine what amount of tax you owe based on your net income after deductions and exemptions. See how your tax status affects your position on the tables in this video on tax basics. Read more…


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