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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.

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1 . Only three dependents are allowed on FTB Form 540 2EZ.  

2 . If a dependent's earned income from all sources is greater than the standard deduction they must:  



3 . Your client may not have to make estimated tax payments if  



4 . California offers four state tax return forms.  

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

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

7 . Health Savings Accounts are part of the 2014 volunteer program scope.  

8 . VITA assistance must be provided free of charge.  

9 . California does tax foreign social security income.  

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