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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 . It is not necessary to run diagnostics on every computer generated return.  

2 . California does not tax state income tax refunds.  

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

4 . To calculate for the California Child and Dependent Care Expenses Credit use  

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

6 . California does not tax unemployment compensation.  

7 . What type of insurance is not a valid deduction for California and must be adjusted?  

8 . The 2014 standard deduction for married filing joint returns is $7,628.  

9 . Practitioner PIN method should never be used on a volunteer program prepared return.  

10 . When paying use tax on the California return, you should: