Summary- This BTN was about what taxes are, why we have them, and how we are actually adding new ones, and people aren’t exactly happy about that.
Facts- Tax is basically just money that goes to whoever is in charge so for Australia that’s the government. They use this tax money to build things really important things .
Overall, we pay more than 100 different taxes each year between the state and federal governments.
There is a tax for saving up money for when you retire and things like health, fancy cars, petrol, and companies.
Questions- What exactly do taxes go towards?
What if people can’t afford to pay tax?
Understandings- I now understand what taxes are for, and why we have them.