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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 . Contributions made on a California return are tax deductible.  

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



3 . Use Tax charts can be found in the Volunteer Reference Manual.  

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

5 . California has a VITA/TCE computer based training (CBT) offered on ftb.ca.gov.  

6 . California offers a short form for nonresident returns.  

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 . The VITA/TCE Volunteer Program provides assistance to individuals with limited income  

10 . The personal exemption credit for 2014 is $108.