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personal finance personal taxes# How is tax calculated on an income statement?

**calculate**effective

**tax**rate is to divide the

**income tax**expenses by the earnings (or

**income**earned) before

**taxes**. For example, if a company earned $100,000 and paid$25,000 in

**taxes**, the effective

**tax**rate is equal to25,000 ÷ 100,000 or 0.25.

In this way, is income tax an expense?

Definition of **Income Tax** The taxable **income** and the related **incometax** are found on the corporation's **income tax** return.Generally, a profitable regular corporation's financial statementswill report both **income tax expense** and a current liabilitysuch as **income taxes** payable.

**How to Calculate Sales Tax Backwards From Total**

- Subtract the Tax Paid From the Total.
- Divide the Tax Paid by the Pre-Tax Price.
- Convert the Tax Rate to a Percentage.
- Add 100 Percent to the Tax Rate.
- Convert the Total Percentage to Decimal Form.
- Divide the Post-Tax Price by the Decimal.
- Subtract the Pre-Tax Price From Post-Tax Price.

Also Know, how do you calculate an income statement?

**The formula to calculate the single-step formatis:**

- Net income or loss = total revenue – total expenses.
- Net income or loss = (total operating revenue + totalnon-operating revenue) – (total operating expenses + totalnon-operating expenses + cost of goods sold)
- Gross profit = net sales – cost of goods sold.

**Income tax expense** is the amount of**expense** that a business recognizes in an accounting periodfor the government **tax** related to its taxable profit. Thecalculation of **income tax expense** can be so complicated thatthis task is outsourced to a **tax** expert.