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

2 . California returns with over $100,000 in taxable income must use:  

3 . State tax calculations on the FTB Schedule CA (540) start with the federal adjusted gross income.  

4 . Refunds can be direct deposited and balance due paid by credit card.  

5 . If your client does not receive a W-2 by January 31 they should contact:  

6 . Always allow the software to calculate interest and penalties.  

7 . A quality review process is required for all volunteer sites.  

8 . If another person can claim you as a dependent but chooses not to, can you claim a personal exemption credit on your return?  

9 . You must attach IRS 1040 to the state return when:  

10 . If a joint return is filed, show the social security numbers in the same order that the names are shown.  


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