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What is Sales tax rates?

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Sales tax rates are:
Answer
the same in all states.
different in many states.
exempt from all businesses.
not used by retailers, only wholesalers.
none of these.

Question 2
A home with a market value of $240,000 is assessed at 40 percent of the market value. The assessed value is ___________.
Answer
$144,000.00
$96,000.00
$69,000.00
$9,600.00
None of these

Question 3
Lizzy Clar bought a home for $160,000 putting down $30,000. The rate of interest is 7 percent for 25 years. The total yearly mortgage payment is ____________.
Answer
$11,029.20
$11,920.20
$919.10
$18,782.40
None of these

Question 4
Total sales of $400,000 that included a 6 percent sales tax yields actual-sales of __________.
Answer
$42,800.00
$37,537.58
$377,358.49
$48,200.00
None of these

Question 5
Jen Rich bought a new Toyota for $18,200 that included a 5 percent sales tax. The actual cost of the car (round to nearest dollar) before the tax is ___________.
Answer
$17,334.00
$17,333.00
$17,335.00
$19,110.00
None of these

Question 6
Joe Jay purchases a new colonial home for $260,000 putting down 20 percent. He decided to use Loyal Bank for his mortgage. They were offering 6 1/2 % for 25 year mortgage. The principal after the 1st payment had a balance outstanding of ________________.
Answer
$207,270.95
$207,720.59
$207,720.95
$207,270.95
none of these

Question 7
The county of Blue needs $800,000 from property tax to meet its budget requirements. The total value of assessed property in Blue is $140,000,000. The tax rate of Blue in mills to nearest hundredth is_________.
(Be sure to round tax rate to nearest hundred thousandths before converting to mills)
Answer
5.72
57.2467
57.124
17.50
none of the above

Question 8
Megan Mei is charged 2 points on a $120,000 loan at time of closing. The original price of the home before the down payment was $140,000. The points in dollars cost Megan_________.
Answer
$2,400.00
$2,800.00
$4,200.00
$8,200.00
None of these

Question 9
A premium for fire insurance could be lower than someone else's if the:
Answer
building is wood.
roof is not fire resistant.
building is close to a fire hydrant.
goods within the store are flammable.
none of these.

Question 10
If the insured cancels a fire insurance policy after seven months, the refund will be _________. (Use table in handbook)
Answer
67 percent
7/12 of policy
5/12 of policy
33 percent
None of these

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