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1 . Use tax must be paid on the California return.   1 . Use tax must be paid on the California return.  
2 . Federal and state laws are in conformity to the definition of a dependent.   2 . Federal and state laws are in conformity to the definition of a dependent.  
3 . If your client files Form 540 and claims the child and dependent care expense credit they must:   3 . If your client files Form 540 and claims the child and dependent care expense credit they must:  


4 . If your client wants to apply an amount of their refund to the 2016 tax year, the amount on line 92 must be at least $1.00.   4 . If your client wants to apply an amount of their refund to the 2016 tax year, the amount on line 92 must be at least $1.00.  
5 . On the FTB Schedule CA (540) a Column C adjustment is   5 . On the FTB Schedule CA (540) a Column C adjustment is  

6 . The clients Total Individual Retirement Account Distributions is entered on line 16 of FTB Schedule CA (540).   6 . The clients Total Individual Retirement Account Distributions is entered on line 16 of FTB Schedule CA (540).  
7 . To be eligible for nonrefundable renter's credit you must have:   7 . To be eligible for nonrefundable renter's credit you must have:  


8 . Interest from state or municipal bonds issued outside of California create   8 . Interest from state or municipal bonds issued outside of California create  

9 . It is not necessary to double check income statements for accuracy.   9 . It is not necessary to double check income statements for accuracy.  
10 . If there are no estimate penalties assessed on the return, then no penalty is due.   10 . If there are no estimate penalties assessed on the return, then no penalty is due.  
 
 

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