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State of California Franchise Tax Board

VITA - Quiz

Welcome to the General Information 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 . California does not tax state income tax refunds.  

2 . The definition of visual impairment is 20/200 while wearing corrective lenses or a field of vision not more than 20 degrees.  

3 . If the circle on line 6 is shaded, then the taxpayer may not:  

4 . When a copy of the W-2 cannot be obtained, use FTB Form 3526.  

5 . A doctor's statement verifying blindness must be submitted every year with the return.  

6 . In 2014, there is no income limit for claiming the Child and Dependent Care Expenses Credit.  

7 . Married clients who file a joint federal income tax return may file seperate state return if either spouse was:  

8 . To make California estimated tax payments use  

9 . California does not tax social security benefits and equivalent Tier 1 railroad retirement benefits:  

10 . If your client owes taxes, have your client make the check payable to "Franchise Tax Board" and: