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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 . Which FTB publication lists federal and state differences?  



2 . When completing state tax forms, you may choose to round or not.  

3 . If your clients have withholding, a return does not need to be filed.  

4 . Taxpayers may request that their refund be electronically deposited into more than one checking or savings account.  

5 . If a dependent's Gross Income from all sources is greater than the standard deduction they must:  



6 . California offers a short form for nonresident returns.  

7 . If in doubt whether there is a filing requirement, file a return.  

8 . California gross income means all income your clients received in the form of money, goods, property, and services that are not exempt from tax.  

9 . A return must be filed if filing single, with 0 dependents and the California Adjusted Gross Income is more than  


10 . Volunteer sites generally close April 15th each year.