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State of California Franchise Tax Board

VITA - Quiz

Welcome to the TaxWise Tips 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.

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1 . The definition of a dependent for California purposes is the same as Federal.  

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

3 . What TaxWise step do you take for Railroad Retirement 1099R income statements?  



4 . California must be set as a default on which screen?  



5 . When using the software, which box must be checked on the W2G to correctly treat California Lottery winnings on the California return?  



6 . California Lottery losses are not deductible because  



7 . Calculating California exemption credits in TaxWise requires a manual data entry process.  

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

9 . When using TaxWise, enter a state refund on which income statement  



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