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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 . Real estate withholding is reported on which form?  

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

3 . FTB Schedule CA (540) should be completed when  

4 . If the clients are married and filing separate returns, the client and their spouse must either both itemize their deductions or both take the standard deduction.  

5 . The dependent exemption amount for 2015 is:  

6 . A current year refund may not be applied to next year's estimate tax payments.  

7 . If line 6 of Form 540 is completed then  

8 . The interest earned on Health Savings Accounts (HSA) is taxable for California.  

9 . The Use tax applies to purchases from out-of-state sellers and is similar to the sales tax paid on purchases made in California  

10 . The interest earned on Health Savings Accounts (HSA) is NOT taxable for California.  


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