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State of California Franchise Tax Board

VITA - Quiz

Welcome to the Volunteer Procedures Quiz. This quiz is not submitted for scoring, nor will it be recorded. This is just a chance for you to see how much you know about each section. Your answers will be evaluated upon your clicking the Submit button. If your answer is incorrect, we urge you to try again and then go back and study that particular sub-section which pertains to that question.

If you have taken some practice quizzes and feel comfortable with your results, please proceed to the final exam. This exam is graded and will determine if the Franchise Tax Board can grant you a certification as a Volunteer Income Tax Assistant. You may take the final exam at any time by clicking the link on the upper right of this page.

Good luck!

1 . Does a volunteer have any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the completed return?  


2 . SIDN must be included on all returns whether E-filed or manually completed.  

3 . If a taxpayer asks for information regarding the Federal Privacy Act, refer them to:  


4 . The primary responsibility of a volunteer is to:  


5 . A Volunteer Information Sheet is included in the manual and must be:  


6 . A volunteer is responsible for:  


7 . SIDN/site numbers can be set as defaults in the TaxWise system.  

8 . All information received from a client is confidential.  

9 . Once the return has been prepared, you may retain confidential information from the client's return in case the client needs to file a Form 540X.  

10 . If there is a doubt about whether a taxpayer should file a return, the volunteer should: