Grade 9-12

Taxes Scavenger Hunt

Time: 30 mins,
Updated: January 24 2022,


Students will be able to:

  • Navigate the IRS website to locate answers to frequently asked questions about income taxes.

In this economics activity, students will investigate frequently asked questions about income tax.


This individual activity requires students to search the IRS website to answer a set of frequently asked questions about personal income tax. To complete this activity, students should follow the instructions below:

  1. You have been hired by the Internal Revenue Service and your job is to answer frequently asked questions from taxpayers. You will need to become familiar with the IRS’s website.
  2. After familiarizing yourself with the IRS Website answer the questions with the Quizizz activityTax Time Scavenger Hunt Worksheet or complete the ReadyAssessments Activity.
  3. Check students work by using the answer key.