Taxes, Tips, and Discounts
  • 1. What items does Michigan NOT charge sales tax on?
A) McDonald's
B) unprepared food
C) chicken
D) clothes
  • 2. What is a tip?
A) money given to waiters and waitresses only
B) money given for the homeless
C) money given to show appreciation for good service
D) giving advice
  • 3. What is Michigan's sales tax rate?
A) 7%
B) 12.5%
C) 6%
D) 6.5%
  • 4. Why do you have to pay taxes at McDonalds or Burger King?
A) its a service
B) its expensive
C) you don't
D) they sell chicken
  • 5. You buy a Radio for $129.99 and a DVD Player for 89.99? What is your subtotal?
A) $219.98
B) $188.34
C) $344.26
D) $219.18
  • 6. You buy a Radio for $129.99 and a DVD Player for 89.99? How much would pay for 11% tax rate?
A) $1.38
B) $24.20
C) $22.50
D) $18.33
  • 7. You buy a Radio for $129.99 and a DVD Player for 89.99? What is the total after 11% sales tax?
A) $244.18
B) $1244.18
C) $213.90
D) $220.00
  • 8. What place do we always round money to?
A) ten-thousandths
B) hundredths
C) thousandths
D) tenths
  • 9. What is a discount?
A) money they give you back when you buy something
B) money taken off the price of goods and services
C) money added to the price of items
D) money you can forget about
  • 10. Shoes: $59.97, Shirt: $10.99, Pants: $19.99 Calculate the subtotal.
A) $90.59
B) $76.10
C) $90.95
D) $100.00
  • 11. Shoes: $59.97, Shirt: $10.99, Pants: $19.99 Calculate a 35% Discount
A) $31.31
B) $31.83
C) $98.99
D) $31.84
  • 12. Shoes: $59.97, Shirt: $10.99, Pants: $19.99 Calculate the new subtotal after a 35% discount
A) $400.00
B) $59.12
C) $61.00
D) $59.99
  • 13. Shoes: $59.97, Shirt: $10.99, Pants: $19.99 Calculate the sales tax after the discount.
A) $3.54
B) $3.55
C) $5.35
D) $3.56
  • 14. Shoes: $59.97, Shirt: $10.99, Pants: $19.99 Calculate the total after a 35% discount and sales tax.
A) $62.68
B) $62.67
C) $62.66
D) $64.92
  • 15. What is sales tax?
A) Money paid to the government for goods only.
B) Money paid to the government for services only.
C) Money paid the government because we have nothing else to do with our money.
D) Money paid to the government for goods and services.
  • 16. You purchase a meal for $9.99, dessert for $4.99, and a soda for $2.99. Calculate the total after taxes.
A) $19.05
B) $19.06
C) $20.95
D) $19.04
  • 17. You purchase a meal for $9.99, dessert for $4.99, and a soda for $2.99. Calculate a 20% tip after taxes.
A) $3.82
B) $3.80
C) $3.81
D) $4.20
  • 18. What is 13% of 197?
A) 25.61
B) 25
C) 13.197
D) 25.6
  • 19. 50.56 is what percent of 158
A) 4.61
B) 3.13
C) 3.1
D) 3.125
  • 20. How do you write 8% as a decimal?
A) 8.0
B) 0.08
C) 0.8
D) 0.008
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