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# How do you add tax onto an item?

Updated: 9/11/2023 Wiki User

15y ago

Your question is vague, but we can assume you're talking about adding sales tax to an item that is sold at retail. If the sales tax is 5 percent, multiply the item's tag price by 1.05, which gives you the total price. For example, if a sweater is 20 bucks, multiply that by 1.05, which gives you 21 dollars. Some people calculate the tax and then add it to the price. Five percent of 20 bucks is one dollar, so 20 plus one is 21. Wiki User

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### How do you find the total cost of a item with tax?

First you calculate the amount of the tax on the item. Then you add together the original cost of the item and the tax.

### How do you add a 6.5 tax to a sale item?

Multiply the pre-tax price by 1.065

### How do you write a java program to find the tax on the item and the item's total cost?

You simply multiply the tax rate with the item's original cost and divide by hundred, to get the tax. Then you add that to the original cost, to get the total cost. In Java you use + to add, * to multiply, and / to divide.

### How do you add a 7.75 sales tax to an item that costs 13.00?

Multiply the pre-tax cost by 1.0775.

### How do you add a 7.75 sales tax to an item that costs 102.00?

You multiply 102.00 by 1.0775

### How do you add a 6.850 sales tax on an item if the item cost is 686.00?

686.00 x .0685 = 47.402 686 + 47.40 = 733.40

### How do you figure out how much to pay if you have the price and the tax?

Add the 2 amounts together or take the item to the check out counter and they will tell you the cost of the item including the tax when they finished and ready for you to pay for it.

### Do you get taxed for change?

No, so if you try to buy something, the item will always have tax. For example: I want an item that cost \$5.76. And I give the clerk \$16.96. So I told you that an item will always have tax right, so lets say the tax was \$0.57. So we add the price of the item with the tax and we get \$6.33. Now lets subtract \$16.96 minus \$6.33 and we get \$10.63. So \$10.63 is our change.

### How do you calculate tax eighth grade math?

the way I learned was to add the percent of tax on to 100% and multiply whatever your taxing by that. for example: 6% tax on a \$7 item 106% times \$7.

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### If you sold an item for 20.00 and included sales tax and your sales tax rate is 7.3 what was the item price before sales tax?

The easiest way to understand the answer is to turn it around. If you wanted to calculate the item price plus tax, you would multiply the item price by 1.073. So, to back up to the item price from the item price plus tax, divide the item price plus tax by 1.073. \$20.00 / 1.073 = item price before sales tax.

### How do you add a 7.75 sales tax to a price of an item that costs 123.50?

multiply 123.5 by 1.0775 and come up with \$133.07