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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.

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1 . Box 14 of the W2 correctly calculates SDI as a federal itemized deduction.  

2 . What forms must be completed before beginning the California return?  



3 . California Lottery losses are not deductible because  



4 . You must review each line of the CA 540 to make sure the information transferred correctly from the federal tax return.  

5 . Entering SDI in Box 14 of the W2 is correct for the employer but incorrect for the software.  

6 . When using Taxwise, there is no procedure for backing out savings bond interest income on the California return.  

7 . Part of California quality review is to check the SDI deduction on federal Schedule A.  

8 . One correct option to enter SDI is to list the amount and type of SDI in boxes 19 and 20 of the W2.  

9 . A transmitting computer automatically updates software with each transmission.  

10 . If an income statement does not state a State Tax ID number, work around by  



 
 

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