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State of California Franchise Tax Board

VITA - Quiz

Welcome to the Introduction Section 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 . Real Estate Tax Deduction for California requires a CA Schedule A form in order to itemize.  

2 . To locate a volunteer site in California you can access the internet at ftb.ca.gov.  

3 . California offers a short form for nonresident returns.  

4 . Use Tax charts can be found in the Volunteer Reference Manual.  

5 . Instructions for the California 540NR NonResident return are not included.  

6 . If you client does not have a filing requirement, file a tax return to claim a refund if  



7 . State and federal rules differ for children under age 19 who received more than $2,000 of investment income in 2014.  

8 . The standard deduction amount for Married Filing Joint, Head of Household and Qualifying Widow(er) is?  


9 . You may download, view and print California income tax forms on the internet at ftb.ca.gov  

10 . California does tax foreign earned income.