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    How to add Paypal option with tax calculation?

    Asked by Jack  on February 16, 2017 at 09:09 PM

    I've got a client with a grocery store that I built a website for.

    He also has a catering business in the store that sells sandwiches, fruit and cheese trays

    and makes up food platters for people and events.

    I've already made a pdf that displays the food platters in small, medium and large and they

    can either phone their order in.


    He now wants an online order page so people can check of boxes to order the size of

    their platter and have multiple orders and amounts. They will then pay by paypal for their

    order and either pick it up or have it delivered.


    My question is: does your program have the ability to tally up the total order with for example,

    4 different items with a couple having 2 or 3 platters and at the end there is a sub-total amount to be paid,

    then there's a tax to be added for the total amount, then that amount is sent to Paypal for payment?


    If, by chance you don't have the capability of doing running amounts and add tax, could you point me

    to a program that does? I can't seem to get what I need through Google search. Yours was the closest

    one to what I need.


    Thank you for your attention


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on February 17, 2017 at 02:06 AM

    Hello Jack,

    If I understand your question correctly, you want to display multiple items in your form and based on the selection you want to show the taxes as well. Is that correct?

    Yes it is possible to achieve your requirement by adding PayPal payment tool in your form. You may like to take a look at the following guides which should help you:

    Paypal payment tool:  https://www.jotform.com/help/50-PayPal-Forms

    Add option in your payment tool:  https://www.jotform.com/help/225-How-to-Add-Options-to-Payment-Forms

    Add tax:  https://www.jotform.com/help/296-How-to-Add-Tax-to-Your-Payment-Form

    Hope this helps.

    Do get back to us if you have any questions.

    Thank you!