Sales Tax Calculator

Sales Tax Calculator

Sales Tax Calculator

How to Use:

  1. Purchase Amount:
    • Enter the total purchase amount in the “Purchase Amount” field.
  2. Sales Tax Rate:
    • Input the applicable sales tax rate as a percentage in the “Sales Tax Rate (%)” field.
  3. Calculate:
    • Click the “Calculate” button to determine the total cost including sales tax.
  4. View Result:
    • The total amount including sales tax will be displayed below the button.

Additional Information:

The Sales Tax Calculator assists users in quickly calculating the total cost of a purchase by factoring in the sales tax rate. By utilizing this tool, users can accurately budget for their expenses and avoid surprises at checkout.

Benefits of Using This Tool:

  • Accurate Pricing: Users can obtain the total cost of a purchase including sales tax, enabling them to budget effectively and avoid overspending.
  • Convenience: The calculator offers a simple and efficient way to calculate sales tax, saving users time and effort.
  • Transparency: By providing a breakdown of the total cost, including the sales tax amount, users gain transparency into the pricing of their purchases.
  • Educational: Users can learn about the impact of sales tax rates on their expenses and make informed purchasing decisions.


Q: How is sales tax calculated? A: Sales tax is calculated by multiplying the purchase amount by the sales tax rate (expressed as a percentage).

Q: What is the purpose of including sales tax in the total cost? A: Including sales tax in the total cost allows users to accurately budget for their purchases and understand the final amount they will pay.

Q: Can I change the sales tax rate? A: Yes, you can input different sales tax rates to calculate the total cost for purchases made in different locations.

Q: Is the calculated total amount inclusive of all taxes? A: Yes, the total amount displayed includes both the purchase amount and the calculated sales tax.