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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 . If the software calculates a penalty, delete it and inform the taxpayer that Franchise Tax Board will send them a bill.   1 . If the software calculates a penalty, delete it and inform the taxpayer that Franchise Tax Board will send them a bill.  
2 . On the state return, the software has a check box to:   2 . On the state return, the software has a check box to:  


3 . Voluntary contributions affect a refund in what way?   3 . Voluntary contributions affect a refund in what way?  

4 . What are the differences between federal and state treatment of Health Savings Accounts?   4 . What are the differences between federal and state treatment of Health Savings Accounts?  


5 . The maximum state disability insurance withholding amount for 2015 is $939.40.   5 . The maximum state disability insurance withholding amount for 2015 is $939.40.  
6 . The California Volunteer Reference Manual includes sales tax tables to assist volunteers using the federal sales tax deduction.   6 . The California Volunteer Reference Manual includes sales tax tables to assist volunteers using the federal sales tax deduction.  
7 . The interest earned on Health Savings Accounts is NOT taxable for California.   7 . The interest earned on Health Savings Accounts is NOT taxable for California.  
8 . Delete any estimate penalties assessed in TaxWise.   8 . Delete any estimate penalties assessed in TaxWise.  
9 . Unemployment, social security, railroad retirement, United States Savings Bonds, state tax refunds and California Lottery winnings are   9 . Unemployment, social security, railroad retirement, United States Savings Bonds, state tax refunds and California Lottery winnings are  


10 . Private Mortgage Insurance is not an itemized deduction on the state return.   10 . Private Mortgage Insurance is not an itemized deduction on the state return.  
 
 

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