# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Office Specialist III--Preparation Task 1754130534

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Figure payroll deductions.

Definition

Figuring payroll deductions should include
  • determining the difference between gross pay and net pay
  • reviewing withholding taxes and other deductions
  • using manual and electronic withholding tables to locate correct deductions
  • calculating total deductions, using manual and electronic methods.

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Mathematics

COM.1

The student will design and apply computer programs to solve practical problems in mathematics arising from business and applications in mathematics.

Other Related Standards

FBLA Competitive Events and Activities Areas

Accounting I

 

Accounting II

 

Business Calculations

 

Business Skills and Knowledge

 

Introduction to Financial Math

 

Personal Finance

 

NBEA Achievement Standards for Computation

Calculate payroll withholdings, Social Security and Medicare deductions, other deductions, and net earnings.

 

NBEA Achievement Standards for Personal Finance

Calculate personal tax liabilities for various types of taxes (e.g., property, income, sales, FICA, and Medicare).