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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 . Generally, Mello-Roos tax is an itemized deduction on the state return when included in property tax deduction.   1 . Generally, Mello-Roos tax is an itemized deduction on the state return when included in property tax deduction.  
2 . The dependent exemption amount for 2015 is:   2 . The dependent exemption amount for 2015 is:  


3 . A quality review checklist is found in what section of the Volunteer Manual?   3 . A quality review checklist is found in what section of the Volunteer Manual?  


4 . Under what circumstances is an additional personal exemption credit claimed?   4 . Under what circumstances is an additional personal exemption credit claimed?  

5 . Advise clients that FTB will send a bill for any estimate penalty due.   5 . Advise clients that FTB will send a bill for any estimate penalty due.  
6 . A head of household filer, under 65 years old, with one dependent, and Adjusted Gross Income of $24,238 has a filing requirement.   6 . A head of household filer, under 65 years old, with one dependent, and Adjusted Gross Income of $24,238 has a filing requirement.  
7 . State income tax paid is:   7 . State income tax paid is:  


8 . California taxes long and short term capital gains as regular income.   8 . California taxes long and short term capital gains as regular income.  
9 . TaxWise software calculates tax automatically.   9 . TaxWise software calculates tax automatically.  
10 . Line 63, Other Taxes, Form 540 options, which is the only tax in scope for the volunteer program?   10 . Line 63, Other Taxes, Form 540 options, which is the only tax in scope for the volunteer program?  


 
 

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