Sales Tax Word Problems

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Sales Tax Word Problems

  • A bicycle shop is selling (#1692)
    A bicycle shop is selling $500.00 bikes at 10% off. If the sales tax is 7% how much will the bike cost
    sales tax
  • A magazine advertises (#1201)
    A magazine advertises that a subscription price of $29.99 ( for 12 issues) represents a savings of 70% from the newsstand price.
    A- What does this imply the price of one issue must be? (Write an equation and solve it for the price.)
    B- If you found that the actual price for a single issue is $8.00, would you consider the ad to be in ...
    sales tax
  • A man goes into a grocery store (#176)
    A man goes into a grocery store and buys a grapefruit and a toy ball.  A 7% tax is applied to the price of non-food items.  If the total bill is $5.15, including $0.18 in tax on the toy ...
    sales tax
  • A shirt cost $74.89 (#3382)
    A shirt cost $74.89 and the sales tax is 10 1/4%...
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  • A woman buys three board games (#1273)
    A woman buys three board games for $107.10, including tax. If each board game cost $34...
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  • After the 15% sales price (#3008)
    After the 15% sales price the jeans were $11.50...
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  • An item is priced at $14.65 (#3066)
    An item is priced at $14.65. If the sales tax is 5%...
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  • As basket ball sells (#807)
    As basket ball sells for 20 bucks if there is 5.75% sales ...
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  • Ashley goes into the mall (#1295)
    Ashley goes into the mall and see this really cute tank top for 59.99 with a sale tax of 2.99 and decides to buy sunglasses that cost 99.99 with a sales tax of 3.45 and a pair of pants for 45...
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  • At a restaurant you only have (#896)
    At a restaurant you only have $20 to spend on dinner. In addition to the cost of the meal you must pay a 5% sales tax and leave a 15% ...
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  • Inclusive of a 7.5% sales tax (#3253)
    Inclusive of a 7.5% sales tax, a diamond ring sold for $3010.00...
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  • Jon bought groceries (#3304)
    Jon bought groceries for $105.30 and paper product for $35.50. The total bill including tax was $142.93. There was no tax charged on the ...
    sales tax, percents, number sense, numbers
  • Meghan Smith paid $2.70 in sales tax (#2186)
    Meghan Smith paid $2.70 in sales tax on an item priced at $45. Later she paid $13.25, including the sales tax at the same rate, for a second ...
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  • sales tax (#75)
    A shirt costs $60.00. It is on sale for 30% off the original ...
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  • sales tax (#76)
    Bill bought a coat for $125.00. The sales tax was 7%. What is the total cost of the ...
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  • sales tax (#106)
    Total with sales tax is 491.26. The sales tax is 8%...
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  • Sales Tax (#4225)
    There is a sales tax of  on an item that costs  before tax. The sales tax on a second item is  ...
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  • Sales Tax (#5084)
    You buy a jacket, and the sales tax is 6%. The total cost is $79.49. Find the cost of the jacket before the tax
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  • Sales Tax (#3867)
    you and two friends went out to ...
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  • Sales Tax (#4123)
    The state sales taz in Pennsylvania is 0.06. if your total bill at the music store included $1.32 in ...
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  • Sales Tax (#4301)
    Dario bought a new bike for $90.00. Sales tax is 5.5%. How much tax does he have to ...
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  • Sales Tax (#4573)
    you buy a jacket, and the sales tax is 6%. the total is 79.49. find the cost of the jacket before tax
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  • Sales Tax (#4990)
    you buy a jacket, and the sales tax is 6%. The total cost is $79.49...
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  • Sales Tax (#5246)
    The total cost of a laptop including 7% sales tax is $1497.47...
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  • Sales Tax (#5459)
    There is a sales tax of  $18 on an item that costs  before tax. The sales tax on a second item is $25.20 ...
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  • Sales Tax (#5460)
    There is a sales tax of  $18 on an item that costs $200 before tax. The sales tax on a second item is $25.20 ...
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  • Sales Tax (#6700)
    The total bill for the man's tree-piece suit (including sales tax) is $374.50. If the tax rate is 7%...
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  • Sales Tax (#9252)
    the sale tax in iowa is 7%...
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  • Sales Tax (#9312)
    There is a sales tax of 14 on an item that costs 160 before tax. The sales tax on a second item is 17.50...
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  • Sales Tax (#9313)
    The sales tax on a second item is 17.50...
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  • Sales Tax (#9397)
    a pair of dereon jeans cost $50. the sales tax is 8%. how much is the tax and the total price
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  • Sales Tax (#9680)
    how much $29.99 + 8.5% sales tax
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  • Sales Tax (#9834)
    A video game cost $25.00.The sales tax is 7%...
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  • Sales Tax (#9945)
    Jules wants to buy a sweatshirt the usually sell for $24.Today the sweatshirt is on sale for 10% off. Sale tax is 6%. Jules has $25. Will he be able to buy the sweatshirt? if not, how much more money does he need? ...
    sales tax
  • Sales Tax (#10468)
    a tv set is to be sold at 14,525. if the sales tax is 4% whichis to be added to this ...
    sales tax
  • Stuar is buying a pair of jeans (#2319)
    Stuar is buying a pair of jeans that regularly cost $40. They are on sale for 20% off. If the tax rate is 8%...
    sales tax
  • The sales tax in Kings county (#1175)
    The sales tax in Kings county is 8.5%. You buy an item costing 1,594.99
    Estimate the sales tax due on this item, making the calculations as simple as you can.
    Explain how you estimated.
    Calculate the exact sales tax, and compare this with your estimate.
    Explain whatever differences you find
    sales tax
  • You buy an item that costs (#1177)
    You buy an item that costs $29.99 and the sales tax comes to $2.17
    Calculate the tax rate that was ...
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  • Your family went out to eat (#1334)
    Your family went out to eat. The total bill was $68.50...
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Many students find sales tax word problems difficult. At TuLyn, we created word problems on sales tax to help you better understand sales tax.