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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.

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1 . Contribution funds are found in what publication?  



2 . The standard deduction amount for tax year 2014 for a married filing joint filer is:  



3 . IRA distributions are generally taxed the same by federal and state unless  


4 . To compute the Use tax, complete the Use tax Worksheet  

5 . Apartment or room numbers must be entered separately on the state return.  

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



7 . If a taxpayer can be claimed on another return:  


8 . The exemption credit is:  



9 . California AGI for married filing jointly taxpayers, with no dependents, under age 65 creates a filing requirement if:  



10 . The maximum SDI withholding amount for 2014 is $1,016.36.