# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Office Specialist II--Preparation Task 1143522082

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Calculate sales tax in personal and business applications.


Calculation should result from
  • determining sales tax by using sales tax table or by performing manual or electronic calculations
  • solving practical situations in which tax needs to be calculated mentally to double-check charges or to determine total cost of items before purchase.

Related Standards of Learning



The student will
  1. represent verbal quantitative situations algebraically; and
  2. evaluate algebraic expressions for given replacement values of the variables.

Other Related Standards

FBLA Competitive Events and Activities Areas

Accounting I


Accounting II


Business Calculations


Business Skills and Knowledge


Computer Applications


Database Design & Applications


Introduction to Financial Math


Spreadsheet Applications


Word Processing


Microsoft Imagine Academy Resources

[3.014] Excel 2010: Intermediate Skills—E-Learning Module 4

NBEA Achievement Standards for Computation

Apply basic mathematical operations to solve problems.


Calculate the total sales and the sales tax for a sales transaction.