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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 . Estimated payments do not need to be made if withholding includes all but $____ of tax due.  

2 . A quality review check list includes:  

3 . An income adjustment must be made for federally non-taxable foreign social security income.  

4 . If your client owes, your client can pay FTB directly online at  

5 . Any dependent, filing their individual tax return, must use the "California Standard Deduction Worksheet for Dependents."  

6 . If filing separate returns, your client would claim half of the total withholding from both spouses on each return.  

7 . California does not tax foreign social security income.  

8 . May a client pay tax owed by April 15th to obtain an extension to file using Form FTB 3519?  

9 . For the Child and Dependent Care Expense Credit, FTB may accept cash payments to the care providers if your client can provide verifiable documentation.  

10 . A taxpayer is not allowed an exemption credit when: