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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.

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1 . What is the jurisdiction code used to identify California when making a credit card payment?  



2 . Quality review should look over all Schedule A itemized deductions.  

3 . A taxpayer may itemize deductions on the federal return and choose to take the standard deduction on the state return if:  


4 . When filing a joint return always enter the social security numbers in the same order as the names on the return.  

5 . To claim the nonrefundable renters credit, a single taxpayer's income must be this amount or less  



6 . A return claiming two personal exemptions and one dependent exemption will decrease the tax due by how much?  



7 . If your clients made IRA contributions in 1975, or 1982 through 1986 you may need to make an adjustment because:  


8 . Individuals may get help with income splitting by calling the Franchise Tax Board public telephone number.  

9 . If your client receives no more than $101,636 combined wages for 2014, how much excess SDI/VPDI can your client claim?  



10 . If your client does not have a Social Security Number and the IRS issued your client an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN), enter the ITIN in the spaces provided for the social security number.