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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 . If your client does not pay enough tax either through withholding or by making estimated tax payments, they may have an underpayment penalty.  

2 . The 2014 California Volunteer Manual covers instruction for:  



3 . The Child and Dependent Care Expenses Credit is nonrefundable.  

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


5 . A return must be filed if either the California Gross Income (CA GI) or the California Adjusted Gross Income (CA AGI) was more than the amount shown for filing status, age and number of dependents.  

6 . If your clients do not have a filing requirement, they should still file a tax return to claim refund if  



7 . California offers four state tax return forms.  

8 . State tax law follows federal for children under 19 with more than $2,000 in investment income  

9 . California has an Earned Income Tax Credit similar to the Federal credit.  

10 . The standard deduction amount for Single and Married Filing Separate is