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

2 . How did California figure IRA basis for individuals moving into California prior to 2002?  

3 . Withholding that exceeds 1.0 percent of the client's gross wages is refunded by the employer.  

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

5 . Tax liability amount $1,197, filing status single, taxpayer over the age of 65 equals ______ in total tax due.  

6 . The dependent exemption amount for 2015 is:  

7 . Capitol loss carryovers require TaxWise software adjustments on which form?  

8 . California does not tax  

9 . To claim a credit for excess California State Disability Insurance (SDI) if:  

10 . The federal AGI can be found on which line of IRS Form 1040?