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    Back at you!

    Does it sound informal to say "Back at you" as a response to "Happy new year"? What about "Same to you"?

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    Re: Back at you!

    They are both informal. 'Back at you' is more commonly heard in AmE.

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    Re: Back at you!

    I find back at you much more informal than same to you.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Back at you!

    And to you too would work in BrE in most contexts, including more formal ones.

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