# Re: retail price - how do i remove VAT element at 15%

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by DL, May 13, 2009.

1. ### DLGuest

Using elementary algebra

"securiy" <> wrote in message
news:...
> Ok retail price of an item is £89
> vat rate is 15%
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> When the vat rate was 17.5% in UK im sure you could
> divide by 1.175 to remove VAT element
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> anyways how do i remove VAT from retail price
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DL, May 13, 2009

2. ### AardvarkGuest

On Wed, 13 May 2009 14:30:29 +0100, DL wrote:

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> "securiy" <> wrote in message
> news:...
>> Ok retail price of an item is Â£89
>> vat rate is 15%
>>
>> When the vat rate was 17.5% in UK im sure you could divide by 1.175 to
>> remove VAT element
>>
>> anyways how do i remove VAT from retail price
>>

> Using elementary algebra

Algebra would probably be too advanced for the OP. Arithmetic would
suffice (if the OP has a basic grasp of the subject, that is).

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Aardvark, May 13, 2009