Sales Tax

Write a program that will ask the user to enter the amount of a purchase. The program should then compute the state and county sales tax. Assume the state sales tax is 4 percent and the county sales tax is 2 percent. The program should display the amount of the purchase, the state sales tax, the county sales tax, the total sales tax, and the total of the sale (which is the sum of the amount of purchase plus the total sales tax).

Hint: use the value 0.02 to represent 2 percent, and 0.04 to represent 4 percent.


#Get the total purchase

totalPurchase = float(input(“Enter the total amount of purchase : “))

#calculate the state sales tax(4%)

stateTax = totalPurchase * .04

#calculate the county sales tax(2%)

countyTax = totalPurchase * .02

#calculate the total sales

totalSale =( totalPurchase + stateTax + countyTax )


#display the total purchase

print(“Amount of the purchase :”,format(totalPurchase , ‘,.2f’))

#display the state sales tax

print(“Amount of the state sales tax :”,format(stateTax , ‘,.2f’))

#display the county sales tax

print(“Amount of the county sales tax :”,format(countyTax , ‘,.2f’))

#display the total sales


print(“total sales :”,format(totalSale , ‘,.2f’))