hereof VAT

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uqula

Senior Member
Polish
Hello,

Is this phrase correct:

Hereof VAT: £18.90

Contexts:
It is showing on the website in basket under the Total price.

Thank you in advance!
 
  • Egmont

    Senior Member
    English - U.S.
    The use of "hereof" is not an error, but it sounds unnatural to me. I'd just write "VAT: £18.90."

    (Whether or not you want to state the percentage used for the VAT calculation is a separate question. In any case, that's a matter of business practice and personal preference, not of language.)
     

    JulianStuart

    Senior Member
    English (UK then US)
    I would expect such use of "hereof" to mean that the VAT is already included in the total shown - the total is €100 of which €18.90 is VAT. However, I don't know if the website is using the word "correctly"!
     
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