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

2 . Real Estate Tax Deduction for California requires a CA Schedule A form in order to itemize.  

3 . California does not tax  



4 . VITA assistance must be provided free of charge.  

5 . Gross Income does not include adjustments or deductions.  

6 . State tax law is different from federal for children under 19 with more than $2,000 in investment income  

7 . FTB Form 540 may be used for any resident taxpayer's state income tax.  

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



9 . VITA/TCE assistance is limited to  


10 . Which form must a parent use to elect to report a child's investment income?