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    Urgent formula needed

    I need a formula to calculate the Vat tax for an item invoice field wich is in %,it must do this :
    BasePrice : 1.000,00
    VatTax : 17%
    VatValue : 117,00
    FinalPrice: 1.117,00
    Any ideas ?
    The percentage must be a numeric field ?
    Thanks ,best regards from Claudio.
    The way i�ve been doing it�s not correct because i get a numbre with two more zeros.

    RE: Urgent formula needed

    Why not use VAT tax = .17 instead of 17?


      RE: Urgent formula needed

      I dont know :) you think it�s better ?
      Explain to me how to use it,please, and i�ll try.


        RE: Urgent formula needed


        FinalPrice = BasePrice + (BasePrice*Vtax*.01)

        Good Luck



          RE: Urgent formula needed

          Another formula for the total price is be:


          Thus, 1.000,00 or 1,000.00 * 1.17 yields 1.117,00 or 1,117.00 depending on how you use the . and ,.
          Putting 1 infront of the . will always add the baseprice and the tax.

          TYVM :) kenn

          Knowing what you can achieve will not become reality until you imagine and explore.


            RE: Urgent formula needed

            When i select a Product from the lookup Products.dbf table,the price is 1.110,00 but when i insert that product in the Details browse i get 111.000,00.
            I still can�t figure it out why.

            The price of the product comes from a formula:
            BasePrice : 1.000,00
            VatTax : 10
            TaxValue : 110,00 BasePrice*VatTax*0.01
            FinalPrice : 1.110,00 BasePrice+TaxValue

            Any ideas ?

            Thanks again.
            Best regards from Claudio.

            I�m sorry but i�m new to A5,with A4 i never had big problems.
            I know such questions looks childish but i�m learning...


              RE: Urgent formula needed

              Looks like everyone is thinking US arithmetic but you. What happens if you go to code design's interactive window and


              Does it come up 170.000000 ?


                RE: Urgent formula needed


                By reversing the "." and the ,", is that a European format?
                If so, do you have all your numeric fields set this way? Also, do you enter the tax value in the VatTax field? If so, the formula for this is a simple one.

                When you use 110,00 and multiply it by 0.01, are you not mixing the , and the .? You should not need to use the 0.01. Simply use: BasePrice*VatTax.

                TYVM :) kenn

                Knowing what you can achieve will not become reality until you imagine and explore.