What is income tax?
it is the tax that is taken away from a check (income). like in some countries such as France where the income tax is 75%, the worker would have to give up 75% of their check to the government and they can only keep 25%.
Tax on your income. When you work for a paycheck, both federal and state income taxes are taken out before you get paid. Other deductions too like social security, any local taxes, health care....
the tax is subtracted from your paycheck that goes to the government