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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 . Information in California itemized deductions is found in which publication?  

2 . The exemption credit is:  

3 . What income source does California not tax?  

4 . Filing status 5 equals how many personal exemption credits?  

5 . Excess SDI is considered a tax payment if:  

6 . The California Volunteer Reference Manual includes sales tax tables to assist volunteers using the federal sales tax deduction.  

7 . Refunds of less than one dollar will:  

8 . The difference between the amount of student loan interest that may be deducted for federal and state should be calculated using:  

9 . Voluntary contributions on the return must be made in increments of:  

10 . Voluntary contributions affect a refund in what way?