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need to find 20% ontop of 2016

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6y, 11m agoPosted 6 years, 11 months ago
Hello im just doing my taxes online but one of my invoices is incomplete, I know i got paid 2016 but that is the after-tax amount. Can anyone tell me what it was before tax was deducted @ 20%

Thanks for your help
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6y, 11m agoPosted 6 years, 11 months ago
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#1
£2520
#2
if you deduct from 2016
1680 @20%
if you add,
2419.20 @20 %
#3
enihat
£1715.744


lol - you suck at maths :)
#4
mintcake
£2520


:thumbsup:
#5
£2520
#6
arcangel111
lol - you suck at maths :)

I deducted from vat which is 17.5% not 20%
#7
It's £2520

2016 = 80%
2016/80 = 25.2
25.2 x 100 = £2520
#8
civms47
It's £2520

2016 = 80%
2016/80 = 25.2
25.2 x 100 = £2520


it is wrong
#9
Thanks guys

Much love

Actually is it 2520 or not?
#10
enihat
I deducted from vat which is 17.5% not 20%


he wasnt asking to deduct from the 2016... he was asking what the figure was before the amount came to 2016 which is 2520
#11
watugot
Thanks guys

Much love

Actually is it 2520 or not?


if you are paying tax at 20% not the usual 17.5 percent then yes it is correct
corinne
#12
watugot
Thanks guys

Much love

Actually is it 2520 or not?



look the %20 is (2016 x20) \ 100 = 403.20
and add 2016+403.20=2419.20
#13
bout tree fiddy
#14
enihat
look the %20 is (2016 x20) \ 100 = 403.20
and add 2016+403.20=2419.20


You are working out what 20% of 2016 is, and then adding that on. But that is wrong...

2016 is the amount after being reduced by 20% of the original (yet to be worked out) number, which has already been pointed out in #8.
#15
403.20 is 20% of 2016 ya noob ...........

did you fail GCSE math? or have you yet to take it?
#16
arcangel111
he wasnt asking to deduct from the 2016... he was asking what the figure was before the amount came to 2016 which is 2520


your maths sucks as well, I am afraid
#17
enihat
your math sucks as well, I am afraid


What a way to start your HUKD's life..only 11 posts and already insulting members :roll:

OP is asking what the amount was before being reduced by tax...therefore the amount that he has given is only 80% of the overall amount, so you simply divide the amount by 80 and times by 100 thus leaving you with the amount that OP began with before being taxed.
#18
enihat
your math sucks as well, I am afraid


Don't be afraid!
Its maths in this country. Your spelling sucks too.
#19
my maths sucks.. ha ha

well put David ... as i am sure has been posted a few times already in this thread the amount he was looking for is £2520
#20
To put this thread to bed before enihat gets kicked off for insulting everyones intelligence the answer you are looking for is £2520...
#21
Can OP please confirm he's happy with the answers (the correct ones anyway) given to him so that this thread can be closed?
#22
arcangel111
To put this thread to bed before enihat gets kicked off for insulting everyones intelligence the answer you are looking for is £2520...


you insulted me first, and I don't believe the answer is 2520,
I am just trying to be helpful, but I wont say anything anymore

go this web side and calculate 2016 + %20

http://www.csgnetwork.com/salestaxcalc.html
#23
i said you suck at maths as your figure was lower than the amount that had already been deducted from.

and the answer is 2520

like has been said a few times before - the figure 2016 is 80% of the original sum of money, so if you divide 2016 by 4 you get 504 add it to 2016 to get the full 100% of the sum - hence 2520

is that clearer for you?
#24
enihat
you insulted me first, and I don't believe the answer is 2520,
I am just trying to be helpful, but I wont say anything anymore

go this web side and calculate 2016 + %20

http://www.csgnetwork.com/salestaxcalc.html


What is that link showing? Putting in 2016 and 20 into the boxes doesnt show any answer shown on this thread.
#25
arcangel111
i said you suck at maths as your figure was lower than the amount that had already been deducted from.

and the answer is 2520

like has been said a few times before - the figure 2016 is 80% of the original sum of money, so if you divide 2016 by 4 you get 504 add it to 2016 to get the full 100% of the sum - hence 2520

is that clearer for you?


can you try this link please? and add 20% to 2016
http://www.csgnetwork.com/salestaxcalc.html
#26
davidn84
What is that link showing? Putting in 2016 and 20 into the boxes doesnt show any answer shown on this thread.



put 2016 and put 0.20 please
#27
enihat
you insulted me first, and I don't believe the answer is 2520,
I am just trying to be helpful, but I wont say anything anymore

go this web side and calculate 2016 + %20

http://www.csgnetwork.com/salestaxcalc.html


Sorry, but you're calculating 20% of 2016. The question in the OP essentially asks if 2016 = 80%, what is 100%?

Therefore you are wrong... :whistling:
#28
enihat
put 2016 and put 0.20 please


That works if trying to find out 20% of 2016...but OP is saying that 2016 is 80% of what he earned...the other 20% went to the taxman. He wants to know what the value was of the full 100%.
#29
i am thinking we would all really like a humble apology from enihat....
#30
civms47
Sorry, but you're calculating 20% of 2016. The question in the OP essentially asks if 2016 = 80%, what is 100%?

Therefore you are wrong... :whistling:


I am not telling you I am right, may be I misunderstand the question, I am just trying to be helpful in here, I know how to do invoicing, so the op wants to find out 2016+20%
#31
enihat
put 2016 and put 0.20 please


wrong wrong wrong :w00t: my girlfriends nephew who is 10 got this right :-D:whistling:
#32
arcangel111
i am thinking we would all really like a humble apology from enihat....


He needs to admit we're right first :whistling:
#33
lol all this hassle over a GCSE maths question.
The answer is defiantly 2520
As civms47 first pionted out:

2016 = 80%
(To find 1%) 2016/80 = 25.2
(To find 100%) 25.2 x 100 = £2520
#34
enihat
I am not telling you I am right, may be I misunderstand the question, I am just trying to be helpful in here, I know how to do invoicing, so the op wants to find out 2016+20%


You're not telling us you're right, but you are telling us we're wrong and you're not?? :thinking:

You don't fully understand the question i'm afraid...

Edit - the OP is essentially looking for £2016 + 25%
#35
enihat
I am not telling you I am right, may be I misunderstand the question, I am just trying to be helpful in here, I know how to do invoicing, so the op wants to find out 2016+20%


no not 2016 + 20% he wants to know what the amount deducted was... : 504 is the answer
#36
ErrorOperator
lol all this hassle over a GCSE maths question.
The answer is defiantly 2520
As civms47 first pionted out:

2016 = 80%
(To find 1%) 2016/80 = 25.2
(To find 100%) 25.2 x 100 = £2520


thats a hard way round - i already gave you an easy way - 2016 is 80% of the initial sum - so divide it by 4 to get 504 ( 2520 / 5 = 504 )
#37
davidn84
He needs to admit we're right first :whistling:


I didn't say anybody wrong, you are right as well but when it comes to taxing I believe I am right as the op needs to find 20% ontop of 2016, so as I understand he wants to add 20% on top of 2016
#38
enihat
I didn't say anybody wrong, you are right as well but when it comes to taxing I believe I am right as the op needs to find 20% ontop of 2016, so as I understand he wants to add 20% on top of 2016


the Op wants to find the orginal amount.
This means the 2016 is 80% of the orginal amount.
Meaing 2016 / 0.8 will give the correct answer.
#39
enihat
it is wrong


enihat
I didn't say anybody wrong, you are right as well but when it comes to taxing I believe I am right as the op needs to find 20% ontop of 2016, so as I understand he wants to add 20% on top of 2016


:thumbsup:

You understand it wrong tho, he want to find 25% on top of 2016 not 20%....
#40
enihat
I didn't say anybody wrong, you are right as well but when it comes to taxing I believe I am right as the op needs to find 20% ontop of 2016, so as I understand he wants to add 20% on top of 2016


how many times must we explain what he wants - even the OP knows we're all right and has logged off...

he gave us the sum of £2016 and told us that amount was what was paid into his bank after tax - the taxman took 20% of his salary so wanted to know what he was paid before tax ....
not 20% of £2016

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