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Rounding Sales Tax Calculations


Until recently, Minnesota rounded sales tax calculations by looking out to the ten-thousandths place – as reflected in the state’s official sales tax charts.  Earlier this week I discovered that the state now has an online sales tax calculator that rounds by looking out only to the thousandths place.  This means that the 6.875% sales tax on $1.38 could be either $.09 or $.10 depending on which...

Chris Peterson

Chris Peterson

As a Web Application Developer & Elephant Trainer I have been putting the PHP mascot to work for more than a decade. I specialize in back-end development and use the LAMP stack to craft software that frees human beings to spend their time on more productive and rewarding things.

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