If the tax rate is 6%, we need to calculate 6% of $50. Because 6% equals 0.06, we may obtain the solution by multiplying 0.06 by 50. Therefore, the required amount is 30.00.

Taxes can be calculated with the aid of tax tables or using an online calculator. Many people prefer to use an online calculator because it gives instant results and does not require any additional materials. An online calculator can also help you determine your taxes quickly and easily. There are many free online calculators available that will help you figure out all kinds of financial information from your income to your expenses to various rates that apply to different situations.

An IRS tax table is a list of applicable taxes for different income levels. The table is divided into **two sections**: single or married filing separately and joint or qualified joint filers. For example, under section A of the table for singles, there are six lines listing taxable incomes of $0 to $74,999. Below this level, no tax is due. As one's income increases, so too does one's tax liability. For example, at line 6, where taxable income is $75,000 or more, the taxpayer is required to file a return but only owes 1 percent more in taxes than at line 2 (20% federal income tax).

A 6% tax was charged to the merchandise, bringing it to $4,240. So, multiply 6 by 100 to obtain 0.06. Increase the proportion by one: 1.06 is the sum of 1 and 0.06. To calculate the original amount before the tax, divide the final amount by the value above. In this case, divide $40,400 by $10000, which equals 40/10 or 4.0. Subtract this number from 1 to determine that the tax amounts to 4 cents for every dollar sold.

Sales taxes vary depending on the state and can be either flat rate or based on a percentage of **the sale price**. Some states may also require retailers to collect their sales tax from their customers. Other states require retailers to pay the sales tax themselves. In general, sales taxes include **all taxes** paid to governments on purchases including **excise taxes**, use taxes, and sales taxes.

In conclusion, sales taxes are amounts paid to government agencies on purchases for both local and interstate transactions. They are calculated on the basis of the destination where the purchase is finalized. If you have any further questions about sales taxes, do not hesitate to ask them in the comment section below.

To begin, divide the tax rate by 100: 7.5/100 equals 0.075 (tax rate as a decimal). To divide by 100, just shift the decimal point two spaces to the left. 2 You purchase a product for $2.13925 (tax included). You are aware that your state's tax rate is 7.5 percent. What is the taxable amount? Multiply the tax rate by 100. 0.075 x 100 = 7.5 Get the taxable amount. $2.13925 - $1.98 = $0.23125 State tax withheld from your paycheck is $0.23125 * 12 = $2.6925

3 Your friend also works at this company and earns $60,000 annually. She claims her adjusted gross income on line 16 of her federal tax return is $45,000. How much more in state taxes does she have to withhold from her pay check?

You can do the same calculation you did for yourself. Or, you can use the interactive tool on the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration website, http://www.taxadmin.org/index.php?page=withholdings-calculator. There, select California from the drop-down menu, enter your information, and click "Calculate." The calculator will display your estimated state tax withholding.

Either way, you should receive **your answer** within minutes.

Good luck with your calculations!