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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 . TaxWise automatically enters nonrefundable renters credit on the state tax form.  

2 . California does not tax interest earned from:  



3 . FTB Form 8879 should be kept with taxpayer records.  

4 . The individuals listed as dependents on your clients' state return must be the same people listed on their federal return:  

5 . If your client has applied for, but not yet received, an ITIN you should:  



6 . If another person can claim you as a dependent but chooses not to, can you claim a personal exemption on your return?  


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



8 . As a preparer, you determine whether you will itemize a clients deductions or to take the standard deduction.  

9 . E-filed returns use which signature document?  



10 . If you filled in the circle on line 6 on the FTB Form 540, you must fill out the: