Figuring out Price Before Tax

Jul 22, 2009 javascript
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A lot of the time I give quotes including taxes. Every once in a while, someone is curious about what the tax is on a service.

I was messing around the other day and came up with this Javascript function. It takes in the total amount, the tax in percent, and returns the cost before tax.

function figureBeforeTax(amount, tax)
  return Math.round((amount)*(100 / (100 + ((tax/100)*100)))*100)/100;
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