Sales Tax Calculator


Sales Tax Calculator allows you to calculate the sales tax you need to pay for an amount given the sales tax percentage

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What does Sales Tax mean?
Sales tax is the money paid to a government for the sales of some goods and services. In some countries, sales tax is referred to as value-added tax or (VAT).
Importance of Sales Tax
Sales tax is important to each state as it is a mechanism used to generate income for the state. At the same time, it tracks sales for each business.
Formula

Sales Tax = Cost Price x Rate

Example

Suppose you buy a car for 20,000 dollars and pay 5% in as tax. Therefore:-

  • Tax = 20,000 x 5% = 20,000 times 0.05
  • Tax = 20,000 x 0.05 = 1,000 dollars

And the cost with tax is 20,000 + 1000 = 21,000

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