the sales tax rate here is 6%. so, heres the quiz: u r charging "mrs. smith" $25 per cut +tax and your price per cubic yard of mulch is $50+ tax. you cut mrs smith 4 times this month, and u put 4 yds of mulch in the beds. mrs smith refered u to her sister, and a friend, and u picked up a couple new customers. to show your gratitude for the referels, u tell mrs. smith u are only gonna bill her for 3 cuts, and 3 yds of mulch. the cutting came to $75, and the mulch came to $150. thats a total of $225. how much sales tax do u owe the state?