Thursday, April 15, 2010

Why April 15th is Tax Day in the US

By the time you read this you'll have less than 24 hours to postmark your tax return (note to self, stop at the post office today). Why is April 15th the day that tax returns are due? Watch today's episode of CNN Student News to find out.

Applications for Education
If you're a high school teacher, you may have students filing tax returns this year. In addition to this episode of CNN Student News, you may be interested the National Archives'
primary source documents and lesson plan suggestions about the federal income tax. The combination of these resources may help your high school students understand why they are filing tax returns.