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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 . A married couple 65 and over filing Form 540, would enter what number in the box on Line 7?   1 . A married couple 65 and over filing Form 540, would enter what number in the box on Line 7?  


2 . It is beyond the scope of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance calculate the underpayment of estimated tax penalty on line 113.   2 . It is beyond the scope of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance calculate the underpayment of estimated tax penalty on line 113.  
3 . On the California return, blind and senior taxpayers may   3 . On the California return, blind and senior taxpayers may  


4 . If your client paid alimony you enter the name and social security number of the individual to whom your client paid alimony on FTB Schedule CA (540) line 31.   4 . If your client paid alimony you enter the name and social security number of the individual to whom your client paid alimony on FTB Schedule CA (540) line 31.  
5 . An entry of 2 on line 9, on Form 540, equals:   5 . An entry of 2 on line 9, on Form 540, equals:  


6 . Line 16 of the Form 540 is used to adjust:   6 . Line 16 of the Form 540 is used to adjust:  


7 . A return claiming two personal exemptions and one dependent exemption will reduce the tax due by how much?   7 . A return claiming two personal exemptions and one dependent exemption will reduce the tax due by how much?  


8 . The California Volunteer Reference Manual includes sales tax tables to assist volunteers using the federal sales tax deduction.   8 . The California Volunteer Reference Manual includes sales tax tables to assist volunteers using the federal sales tax deduction.  
9 . Always allow the software to calculate interest and penalties.   9 . Always allow the software to calculate interest and penalties.  
10 . Under what circumstances can the filing status be different for federal and state?   10 . Under what circumstances can the filing status be different for federal and state?  

 
 

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