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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.

Good luck!

1 . Tax from Schedule G-1 is beyond the scope of the volunteer program.  

2 . Check the California credit that is refundable:  

3 . TaxWise software calculates tax automatically.  

4 . California Lottery winnings are:  

5 . What income source does California not tax?  

6 . FTB 3506 (California Child and Dependent Care Credit) is allowed only for care provided in California.  

7 . If your client wants to apply an amount of their refund to the 2015 tax year, the amount on line 92 must be at least $1.00.  

8 . A return claiming two personal exemptions and one dependent exemption will reduce the tax due by how much?  

9 . What are the differences between federal and state treatment of Health Savings Accounts?  

10 . When using software, where is the information on blindness input?