WATCH: Teen gets a reality check about taxes

You were this young man's age once. You also might have been getting your first ever paycheck. You remember the pride you felt when you got handed that envelope.

It was a feeling of accomplishment; that you had grown up, so to speak. Then you opened the envelope and learned the hard way about how much the government takes from you in taxes.

That's exactly what happened to the teenager in this video. He was so happy to get that paycheck. And then he opened the envelope. His face dropped. He was stunned into silence. He literally could not come up with anything to say.

Check the video out below and read more HERE.

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