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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 . To locate a volunteer site in California by cross reference use  



2 . Itemized deductions may be different for federal and state.  

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

4 . California offers a short form for nonresident returns.  

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

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

7 . A return must be filed if filing as a qualifying widow(er), over age 65, with 2 dependents and has CA Gross Income more than  



8 . There are ____income tax forms for California.  



9 . California does tax foreign earned income.  

10 . California Tax Credits include