VITA - Section 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 . If your client has multiple last names, use the last name listed on their social security card 

2 . If your client owes, your client can pay FTB directly online at ftb.ca.gov/webpay. 

3 . Even if your client has an ITIN, you may still file using an incorrect social security number. 

4 . Your client or spouse can claim an additional personal exemption credit if they are visually impaired: 

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

6 . Estimated tax payments may be split equally between spouses when filing separate returns. 

7 . If a taxpayer received a homeowner's exemption they are always disqualified from using nonrefundable renters credit. 

8 . To qualify for nonrefundable renters credit use 



9 . Most pension adjustments are on FTB Schedule CA (540) line 16, Column B. 

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