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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 . What forms must be completed before beginning the California return?   1 . What forms must be completed before beginning the California return?  


2 . The definition of a dependent for California purposes is the same as Federal.   2 . The definition of a dependent for California purposes is the same as Federal.  
3 . Box 14 of the W2 correctly calculates State Disability Insurance as a federal itemized deduction.   3 . Box 14 of the W2 correctly calculates State Disability Insurance as a federal itemized deduction.  
4 . Part of California quality review is to check the State Disability Insurance deduction on federal Schedule A.   4 . Part of California quality review is to check the State Disability Insurance deduction on federal Schedule A.  
5 . Your client can choose to use different exemption credits on their Federal and California return.   5 . Your client can choose to use different exemption credits on their Federal and California return.  
6 . If an income statement does not state a State Tax Identification number, work around by   6 . If an income statement does not state a State Tax Identification number, work around by  


7 . Entering State Disability Insurance in Box 14 of the W2 is correct by the employer.   7 . Entering State Disability Insurance in Box 14 of the W2 is correct by the employer.  
8 . Before you begin the California return, you must   8 . Before you begin the California return, you must  


9 . When using the tax software, there is no procedure for backing out savings bond interest income on the California return.   9 . When using the tax software, there is no procedure for backing out savings bond interest income on the California return.  
10 . California taxes foreign earned income.   10 . California taxes foreign earned income.  
 
 

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