Fact and Opinion Practice 2 Answer Key

 

1. Americaís tax laws are very confusing.

    a. Fact     b. Opinion      c. Mixed Fact and Opinion

 

2. Using the IRS e-file makes doing your taxes easier and faster.

    a. Fact     b. Opinion      c. Mixed Fact and Opinion

 

3. When you itemize deductions on your tax return, you cannot deduct both state income
     taxes and general state sales taxes.

 

    a. Fact     b. Opinion      c. Mixed Fact and Opinion

       Even if you donít know this to be true, you can look it up and verify the

       statement through objective means.

 

4. In 2008, more than 92 million Americans filed their taxes electronically.

    a. Fact     b. Opinion      c. Mixed Fact and Opinion

 

5. Itís unfair that the IRS limits educator expense deductions to those who teach in

    kindergarten through grade 12.

    a. Fact     b. Opinion      c. Mixed Fact and Opinion

    The opinion is that itís unfair.

 

6. Itís not safe to file your tax return electronically.

    a. Fact     b. Opinion      c. Mixed Fact and Opinion

 

7. It makes no sense to allow only students in Midwestern disaster areas to deduct the

    cost of their textbooks when they file their income tax. 

    a. Fact     b. Opinion      c. Mixed Fact and Opinion

 

8. According the U.S. tax laws, course-related books and supplies are not qualified

    educational expenses except for students who live in Midwestern disaster areas.  

    a. Fact     b. Opinion      c. Mixed Fact and Opinion

 

9. The maximum Hope education credit has rightly been increased to $2,500 for most

     taxpayers.  

     a. Fact     b. Opinion      c. Mixed Fact and Opinion

     The opinion is that it has ďrightlyĒ been increased.

 

10. We should not have to pay taxes.

       a. Fact     b. Opinion      c. Mixed Fact and Opinion

 

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