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Improved taxes documentation.

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docs/user/misc/taxes.rst

 
 * Product taxes define the default tax for a product and are used to calculate
   the default net or gross price. Which one depends on the type of price you
-  have entered for your product. This taxes are selected on the product.
+  have entered for your product. This taxes are assigned directly on the
+  product within the product's management interface.
 
 * Customer taxes define the tax for a specific customer, for instance in which
-  country the product is delivered This taxes are entered on Shop / Customer Taxes.
-  management interface.
+  country the product is delivered. These taxes are entered on the Customer
+  Taxes management interface within the Shop menu.
 
-  .. Note::
+.. Note::
 
       If you don't have different taxes based on customers you can safely
-      ignore this type of taxes (for instance if you just sell products within
-      Germany.)
+      ignore the rest of this document.
 
-Using taxes
-===========
+Calculating taxes
+=================
 
 Following we'll explain how LFS calculates taxes.
 
 Example 1
 ---------
 
-Let's say you have entered the price of a product inclusive tax (in other words
-your selected "Price calculator" is "Price excludes tax").
+* Let's say you have entered the price of a product **inclusive tax**, i.e.
+  the gross price of the product or in other words your selected **Price
+  calculator** is **Price includes tax**.
 
-LFS will calculated the net price on base of the "Product tax" (the tax you
-have selected on the product.)
+* LFS will calculate the **net price** of the product on base of the
+  **Product tax** (the tax you have assigned to the product).
 
-LFS will then calculate the gross price for the product on base of the customer
-tax that you have entered for the country of the customer's shipping address.
-If there is no customer tax for the customer in question LFS uses the product
-tax in order to calculate the gross price.
-
+* LFS will then calculate the product's gross price for a customer on base of
+  the **customer tax** which you have entered for the country of the customer's
+  shipping address. If there is no customer tax for the customer in question
+  LFS falls back to the product tax in order to calculate the gross price.
 
 Example 2
 ---------
 
-Now let's imagine you have entered the price of the product exclusive tax
-(in other words your selected "Price calculator" is "Price includes tax").
+* Now let's imagine you have entered the price of the product **exclusive tax**,
+  i.e. the **net price** of the product. or in other words your selected
+  **Price calculator** is **Price excludes tax**.
 
-LFS will just take the price you have entered for the product an calculates
-the tax on base of the customer tax that you have entered for the country
-of the customer's shipping address. If there is no customer tax for the
-customer in question LFS uses the product tax in order to calculate the gross
-price.
+* LFS will just take the price you have entered for the product and calculates
+  the product's gross price on base of the **customer tax** which you have
+  entered for the country of the customer's shipping address. If there is no
+  customer tax for the customer in question LFS falls back to the product tax
+  in order to calculate the gross price.
 
 Conclusion
 ==========
 
-In this both examples you will see that the product tax is used when no
-customer tax is found. This means if you don't have the need for different
-taxes based on customers you can safely ignore them at all and just add your
-country specific taxes to the products.
+In both examples you will see that the product tax is used when no customer
+tax is found. This means if you don't have the need for differen taxes based
+on customers you can safely ignore them at all and just assign your default
+taxes directly to the products.
 
 .. seealso::