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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 . What options does a California taxpayer have to make estimate payments?   1 . What options does a California taxpayer have to make estimate payments?  


2 . Use tax paid on the California return increases or decreases refund amount?   2 . Use tax paid on the California return increases or decreases refund amount?  
3 . Child and Dependent Care Expense credit (FTB 3506) is a refundable credit for California.   3 . Child and Dependent Care Expense credit (FTB 3506) is a refundable credit for California.  
4 . The dependent exemption amount for 2016 is:   4 . The dependent exemption amount for 2016 is:  


5 . Form 540, line 13, is the same figure as   5 . Form 540, line 13, is the same figure as  

6 . Always allow the software to calculate interest and penalties.   6 . Always allow the software to calculate interest and penalties.  
7 . If another person can claim you as a dependent but chooses not to, can you claim a personal exemption credit on your return?   7 . If another person can claim you as a dependent but chooses not to, can you claim a personal exemption credit on your return?  

8 . Withholding that exceeds 1.0 percent of the client's gross wages is refunded by the employer.   8 . Withholding that exceeds 1.0 percent of the client's gross wages is refunded by the employer.  
9 . Income adjustments for Form 540 filers are made on which form?   9 . Income adjustments for Form 540 filers are made on which form?  


10 . The California Volunteer Reference Manual includes sales tax tables to assist volunteers using the federal sales tax deduction.   10 . The California Volunteer Reference Manual includes sales tax tables to assist volunteers using the federal sales tax deduction.  
 
 

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