Unit A: Money
Chapter 1- Income and Personal Taxes


Lesson 1: Income

There are many kinds of jobs and careers from which to choose. Some people have part-time jobs and some people have full-time jobs. Just as there are many different types of jobs, there are many different ways that you can get paid. Whether you get paid a salary, hourly, or by commission, it is important to understand how your wages are calculated.

   The Goal

Here are the things you will do in this lesson:

  • Learn about various jobs that are available
  • Investigate how people are paid to do jobs
  • Calculate payment for jobs
  • Read and complete timesheets
  • Use timesheets to calculate a weekly paycheque
  • Learn about various pay structures


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