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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 . Use tax must be paid on the California return.  

2 . State income tax refunds are not taxable California income and an adjustment must be made on  


3 . Line 14 of the Form 540 is used to adjust  



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


5 . California AGI of $17,000 for a single filer, who is 70 years old with no dependents creates a filing requirement.  

6 . If a taxpayer has no filing requirement but is eligible for the child and dependent care credit, should a return be filed?  


7 . The dependent exemption credit on Form 540 2EZ is not included in Form 540 2EZ tax table.  

8 . Interest and penalties are:  



9 . If your client does not receive a W-2 by January 31 they should contact:  



10 . Unemployment, social security, railroad retirement, US Savings Bonds, state tax refunds and CA Lottery winnings are  



 
 

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