The power to tax is the power to destroy

Tax Worksheet

Question Description



Former Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall once stated, “The power to tax is the power to destroy.” The power to tax, the principle of taxation, and the effect taxes have on citizens has existed since the inception of America itself. However, much of it is misunderstood.

Utilizing your property tax bill, pay stub, utility bill, and a sales tax receipt, complete the Analyzing Tax Worksheet.