If financial freedom and building wealth are of any importance to you, then understanding tax structure is a non-negotiable. Taxes, representing up to 50% of your lifetime’s income, are a required area of focus with regard to how wealth is created. Tax laws are not only set up as a governmental revenue stream, but also to incentivize individuals to contribute to what the government wants done: such as job creation, housing, and aligning with their social and environmental policies. This is why tax deductions for big business and investors are so prolific. But in order to take advantage of the tax laws as they exist, you first need to understand the ideology behind their structure.