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State of California Franchise Tax Board

VITA - Quiz

Welcome to the Form 540 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 line 37, Column B, on FTB Schedule CA (540) is a negative number you must:  


2 . FTB Form 540 must be filed if there are any of the following  



3 . If line 37, Column C, of the FTB Schedule CA (540) is a negative number you must:  


4 . California does not tax  



5 . If the circle on line 6 is completed then the taxpayer may not  



6 . If your client received child care benefits they must complete Part IV of the FTB 3506.  

7 . Married filing separate taxpayers do not have to enter their spouse’s social security number.  

8 . Voluntary contributions affect a refund in what way?  


9 . Taxwise does not automatically enter the nonrefundable renters credit, you must enter the credit on the state return.  

10 . Use tax information is found in which section of the Volunteer Manual?