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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.

Good luck!

1 . TaxWise Desktop software requires an initial manual download to obtain the California software.  

2 . There is a check box on Form 540, page 1, to use if you need to change address information in the TaxWise software.  

3 . California Lottery losses are not deductible because  



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

5 . Both desktop and online versions of the TaxWise software require a manual download.  

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



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

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

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



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