Tax glossary of ASL terms in the U.S. and Canada

Learn some common tax terms used in the U.S. and Canada.

Tax: a compulsory financial contribution demanded by a government for its support or for specific facilities or services, levied upon incomes, property, sales, etc.

E-filing: The process of submitting tax returns over the Internet, using tax preparation software that has been pre-approved by the relevant tax authority, such as the IRS or the Canada Revenue Agency.

Learn common tax terms in ASL (American Sign Language) used in U.S. income taxes.

Internal Revenue Service: The U.S. government agency responsible for tax collection and tax law enforcement.

Learn common tax terms in ASL (American Sign Language) used in Canadian income taxes.

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)

The following terms are used in fingerspelling: CRA, GST, HST, RRSP, RESP, SIN, tax, and so on.

For more terms, see the ASL dictionary online on this website.

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