Teaching Taxes

Use this educational product to teach students:

  • the basics of taxation
  • their rights and responsibilities as taxpayers
  • why they pay taxes and how these taxes are used
  • how to complete a simple tax return

The learning material

The learning material consists of:

  • a teacher's manual (electronic only)
  • a student workbook

Topics include:

  • History of taxes in the world
  • Canada's tax system and the Taxpayer Bill of Rights
  • Understanding taxes
  • Employment and taxes
  • Completing a tax return

This learning material:

  • is suitable for high school and post-secondary students
  • can be used in economics, accounting, business, mathematics, consumer education, social studies, and second language courses
  • contains 180 minutes of instruction and exercises
  • is flexible and easy to teach
  • promotes financial literacy

Sample material – Teaching Taxes

Get the learning material

Download electronic material

Complete the registration form to download and print the teacher's manual or the student workbook.

Order printed student workbooks

Complete the order form (educators only).

We will deliver your order to your school in 3 to 4 weeks. If you place your order in December, we will mail it in mid-January.

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