How Much Do You Know About Taxes?

April 15th is far into the future, but it never hurts to brush up on your tax knowledge ahead of time, right?
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Question 1/12

telegraph.co.uk
About what percentage of individual tax returns in the US are now "e-filed?"
50%
75%
90%
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Question 2/12

com.au
Approximately many words long is the US tax code?
1 million words
4 million words
1.5 billion words
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Question 3/12

hellinahandbasket.net
The average tax refund in the United States is about how many dollars?
$1,000
$3,000
$7,000
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Question 4/12

connectnigeria.com
In what category do the biggest tax deductions fall?
Those paid to state and local governments
Those paid for interest
Those paid for business purposes
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Question 5/12

iwantfastmoney.info
What proportion of tax returns are done by paid tax preparers?
Less than half
More than half
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Question 6/12

returnofkings.com
In 2011, about how may US millionaires didn't pay income tax?
1,000
3,000
7,000
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Question 7/12

londonlovesbusiness.com
Which of the following is NOT one of the top five states with the highest tax on cigarettes?
Hawaii
New Jersey
Kansas
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Question 8/12

halcyonmortgage.ca
Which state has a "pole tax," which is a tax on strip clubs, peep shows, and nude dancing?
Nevada
California
Texas
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Question 9/12

blogcdn.com
In Texas, what sort of clothing is exempt from sales tax?
Cowboy boots
Cowboy hats
Large cowboy belts
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Question 10/12

ytimg.com
True or False: There is no civilization that does not have records of tax paying.
True
False
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Question 11/12

whstatic.com
How many US states charge their citizens a state income tax?
37
43
49
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Question 12/12

rawstory.com
"Excise taxes," taxes on alcohol, tobacco, and gambling, are commonly known as what?
Pleasure taxes
Sin taxes
Game taxes
Result
Oh no! You seem like you're a bit clueless when it comes to tax facts. Don't worry though - that's what paid tax filers are for!

C+, Tax Clueless

rawstory.com
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Good job! I know doing your taxes can be exhausting, but your score on this quiz shows that you know your stuff and know what you'll be doing before April 15th rolls around!

B+, Proud Taxpayer

amazonaws.com
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You are amazing at doing taxes - so amazing that some of your family and friends have even asked you to do theirs! Congratulations on passing this tax quiz with flying colors. You will definitely be prepared come April 15th.

A+, Tax Consultant

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1
About what percentage of individual tax returns in the US are now "e-filed?"
50%
75%
90%
2
Approximately many words long is the US tax code?
1 million words
4 million words
1.5 billion words
3
The average tax refund in the United States is about how many dollars?
$1,000
$3,000
$7,000
4
In what category do the biggest tax deductions fall?
Those paid to state and local governments
Those paid for interest
Those paid for business purposes
5
What proportion of tax returns are done by paid tax preparers?
Less than half
More than half
6
In 2011, about how may US millionaires didn't pay income tax?
1,000
3,000
7,000
7
Which of the following is NOT one of the top five states with the highest tax on cigarettes?
Hawaii
New Jersey
Kansas
8
Which state has a "pole tax," which is a tax on strip clubs, peep shows, and nude dancing?
Nevada
California
Texas
9
In Texas, what sort of clothing is exempt from sales tax?
Cowboy boots
Cowboy hats
Large cowboy belts
10
True or False: There is no civilization that does not have records of tax paying.
True
False
11
How many US states charge their citizens a state income tax?
37
43
49
12
"Excise taxes," taxes on alcohol, tobacco, and gambling, are commonly known as what?
Pleasure taxes
Sin taxes
Game taxes