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

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

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



4 . California Lottery winnings are not excluded from California taxable income.  

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



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

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

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

9 . California Lottery losses are not deductible because  



10 . Your client can choose to use different exemption credits on their Federal and California return.