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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 . FTB 540 2EZ filers use which tax table:  



2 . In 2014, there is no income limit for claiming the Child and Dependent Care Expenses Credit.  

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

4 . A client's filing status for California must be the same as filing status on the Federal return except:  



5 . Apartment or room numbers must be entered separately on the California return  

6 . Where do you enter extension payments on the California return?  



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

8 . Volunteer site prepared returns must state the site number and preparer's initials on the return.  

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



10 . To exempt interest dividends from mutual funds: