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

2 . If a taxpayer's 65th birthday is on January 1, 2015, they are considered to be age 65 on December 31, 2014.  

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

4 . Rounding of cents is a required procedure.  

5 . California does tax foreign social security income.  

6 . Gross Income does not include adjustments or deductions.  

7 . File a return when either your California adjusted gross income or the CA gross income exceeds the amounts listed in the chart for your filing status.  

8 . The dependent exemption for 2014 is $300.  

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

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