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## How do I calculate VAT from a total amount?

To calculate VAT having the gross amount you should **divide the gross amount by 1 + VAT percentage**. (i.e if it is 20%, then you should divide by 1.20), then subtract the gross amount.

## How do I calculate VAT backwards?

To calculate VAT backwards simply : **Take the sum you want to work backwards from divide it by 1.2 (1.** **+ VAT Percentage), then subtract the divided number from the original number, that then equals the VAT**. For example £60 / 1.2 (UK VAT rate) = £50 (price without VAT)

## What is the formula of value added tax?

**VAT= Output Tax – Input Tax**

For instance, a dealer purchases goods of Rs 100 and pays a 10% VAT (Rs 10) on the same. You then purchase the goods at Rs 150 from the dealer, and s/he collects 10% VAT (Rs 15) from you. Here, the output tax is Rs 15 and the input tax is Rs 10.

## How does reverse VAT work?

VAT reverse charge means that **customers are able to charge themselves VAT and pay it directly to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)** rather than the supplier sending them an invoice at a later date, which in return stops suppliers from avoiding paying HMRC, also known as missing trader fraud.

## What is the difference between inclusive and exclusive tax?

Tax Inclusive rates will always include tax in the total that you see in the unit price, whereas Tax Exclusive rates will be excluding the tax that will be added at the point of purchase. **Tax exclusive rates will always be lower than the tax inclusive rate**, and the difference will increase as the amounts rise.

## How do I calculate VAT example?

Take the gross amount of any sum (items you sell or buy) – that is, the total including any VAT – and divide it **by 117.5**, if the VAT rate is 17.5 per cent. (If the rate is different, add 100 to the VAT percentage rate and divide by that number.) Multiply the result from Step 1 by 100 to get the pre-VAT total.

## How do you subtract 20% from a price?

To subtract any percentage from a number, simply multiply that number by the percentage you want to remain. In other words, multiply by 100 percent minus the percentage you want to subtract, in decimal form. To subtract 20 percent, **multiply by 80 percent (0.8)**.

## How do I take VAT off my calculator?

Removing VAT Formula

If you want to remove VAT from the price, **to divide the amount by (100 + VAT percentage) and then multiply by 100**. Now you know the amount exclusive of VAT (Net). If this is difficult for you, use our calculator.