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Which states have a sales tax rate closest to the Texas sales tax rate?

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1 Which states have a sales tax rate closest to the Texas sales tax rate?

2 on Sale Sales tax

3 on sale or sale price Sales tax An extra amount added onto the price. It is represented by a percentage or part of the price. Almost every state has a sales tax. Sales tax is how the state governments receive money. Here is an example of the distribution of sales tax in California: Represented by a percentage or part of the price. An amount subtracted from the original or regular price. You buy something ON SALE and then also pay the additional SALES TAX.

4 on Sale Sales tax Or you can always use a special proportion we call the _______________

5 on Sale Sales tax CHANGE THE PERCENT TO A DECIMAL ( ÷100 OR MOVE THE DECIMAL TWO PLACES TO THE LEFT) MULTIPLY THE DECIMAL BY THE TOTAL PRICE/COST OF YOUR ITEM(S) ADD YOUR ANSWER ONTO THE TOTAL PRICE OR COST OF YOUR ITEM(S) CHANGE THE %OFF TO A DECIMAL ( ÷100 OR MOVE THE DECIMAL TWO PLACES TO THE LEFT) MULTIPLY THE DECIMAL BY THE TOTAL PRICE/COST OF YOUR SALE ITEM(S) SUBTRACT YOUR ANSWER FROM THE ORIGINAL OR REGULAR PRICE/COST OF YOUR ITEM(S) **WE WILL LEARN ABOUT A 10% TRICK AND ESTIMATION FOR DETERMINING THE DISCOUNTED AMOUNT TO SUBTRACT.

6 What would the sales tax be for these shoes if you bought them in Nashville, Tennessee?

7 What would the sales tax be for these shoes if you bought them in Anchorage, Alaska?


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