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VITA - Quiz

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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 . To calculate your client's Individual Retirement Account California basis use the Individual Retirement Account adjustment worksheet.   1 . To calculate your client's Individual Retirement Account California basis use the Individual Retirement Account adjustment worksheet.  
2 . A return claiming two personal exemptions and one dependent exemption will decrease the tax due by how much?   2 . A return claiming two personal exemptions and one dependent exemption will decrease the tax due by how much?  


3 . Apartment or room numbers must be entered separately on the California return   3 . Apartment or room numbers must be entered separately on the California return  
4 . FTB Form 8879 should be kept with the client's tax records.   4 . FTB Form 8879 should be kept with the client's tax records.  
5 . Use tax may be paid on the California Income tax return.   5 . Use tax may be paid on the California Income tax return.  
6 . California always taxes state income tax refunds.   6 . California always taxes state income tax refunds.  
7 . When a copy of the W-2 cannot be obtained, use FTB Form 3526.   7 . When a copy of the W-2 cannot be obtained, use FTB Form 3526.  
8 . State income or sales tax deductions do not affect the California return because:   8 . State income or sales tax deductions do not affect the California return because:  

9 . If a client is filing a joint return, do you need to include the spouse's social security number?   9 . If a client is filing a joint return, do you need to include the spouse's social security number?  
10 . The filing status on the federal and state return must be:   10 . The filing status on the federal and state return must be:  

 
 

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