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Hello. I need the answers for the (2020 - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Tests (VITA) form 6744). The questions are in the book that is freely available online in PDF format. But I attached it with the question. There are many groups of tests but, I just need these five :

1. Volunteer Standards of Conduct Test.

2. Intake / Interview and Quality Review Test Questions.

3. Site Coordinator Test Questions.

4. Basic Course Scenarios and Test Questions.

5. Advanced Course Scenarios and Test Questions.

I highlighted those Tests in the book.

So Please, Open the PDF file and see the Tests & Question that I highlighted, then reply to me.

The due date of this question is on Jan 23, 2021.

Thank You,

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6744 VITA/TCE Volunteer Assistor’s Test/Retest Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) / Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) 2020 RETURNS Take your VITA/TCE training online at www.irs.gov (keyword: Link & Learn Taxes). Link to the Practice Lab to gain experience using tax software and take the certification test online, with immediate scoring and feedback. Form 6744 (Rev. 10-2020) Catalog Number 43560V Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service www.irs.gov How to Get Technical Updates? Updates to the volunteer training materials will be contained in Publication 4491-X, VITA/TCE Training Supplement. The most recent version can be downloaded at: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p4491x.pdf Volunteer Standards of Conduct VITA/TCE Programs The mission of the VITA/TCE return preparation programs is to assist eligible taxpayers in satisfying their tax responsibilities by providing free tax return preparation. To establish the greatest degree of public trust, volunteers are required to maintain the highest standards of ethical conduct and provide quality service. All VITA/TCE volunteers (whether paid or unpaid workers) must pass the Volunteer Standards of Conduct certification, and sign and date Form 13615, Volunteer Standards of Conduct Agreement, prior to working at a VITA/TCE site. In addition, return preparers, quality reviewers, site coordinators, and VITA/TCE tax law instructors must certify in the Intake/Interview & Quality Review and tax law prior to signing this form. This form is not valid until the site coordinator, sponsoring partner, instructor, or IRS contact confirms the volunteer’s identity, with a government issued photo ID, and signs and dates the form. As a volunteer in the VITA/TCE Programs, you must: 1. Follow the Quality Site Requirements (QSR). 2. Not accept payment, solicit donations, or accept refund payments for federal or state tax return preparation from customers. 3. Not solicit business from taxpayers you assist or use the knowledge you gained (their information) about them for any direct or indirect personal benefit for you or any other specific individual. 4. Not knowingly prepare false returns. 5. Not engage in criminal, infamous, dishonest, notoriously disgraceful conduct, or any other conduct deemed to have a negative effect on the VITA/TCE Programs. 6. Treat all taxpayers in a professional, courteous, and respectful manner. Failure to comply with these standards could result in, but is not limited to, the following: • • • • Your removal from all VITA/TCE Programs; Inclusion in the IRS Volunteer Registry to bar future VITA/TCE activity indefinitely; Deactivation of your sponsoring partner’s site VITA/TCE EFIN (electronic filing ID number); Removal of all IRS products, supplies, loaned equipment, and taxpayer information from your site; • Termination of your sponsoring organization’s partnership with the IRS; • Termination of grant funds from the IRS to your sponsoring partner; and • Referral of your conduct for potential TIGTA and criminal investigations. TaxSlayer® is a copyrighted software program owned by Rhodes Computer Services. All screen shots that appear throughout the official Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) training materials are used with the permission of Rhodes Computer Services. Confidentiality Statement: All tax information you receive from taxpayers in your volunteer capacity is strictly confidential and should not, under any circumstances, be disclosed to unauthorized individuals. Form 6744 – 2020 VITA/TCE Test Table of Contents Form 6744 – 2020 VITA/TCE Test 3 Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Test Instructions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Test Answer Sheet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Retest Answer Sheet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Volunteer Standards of Conduct Test 13 Test Questions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Volunteer Standards of Conduct Retest Questions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Intake / Interview and Quality Review Test Questions 23 Intake / Interview and Quality Review Retest Questions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Site Coordinator Test Questions 27 Site Coordinator Course Retest Questions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Basic Course Scenarios and Test Questions 33 Basic Scenario 1: Sheldon and Odessa Sanford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Basic Scenario 2: Marsha Perry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Basic Scenario 3: Aiden and Sophia Duke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Basic Scenario 4: Benjamin and Amelia Hopkins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Basic Scenario 5: Lucas and Abagail Brown. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Basic Scenario 6: Daniel and Avery Emory. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Basic Scenario 7: Emma Davis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Basic Scenario 8: Aioki Ellis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Basic Course Retest Questions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 34 35 36 37 38 48 55 63 Advanced Course Scenarios and Test Questions 71 Advanced Scenario 1: Rebecca Washington. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Advanced Scenario 2: Pat and Terri Jefferson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Advanced Scenario 3: Janice Billings and Andrew Noble. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Advanced Scenario 4: Barbara Williams. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Advanced Scenario 5: Robert Adams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 Advanced Scenario 6: Harris and Carly Franklin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Advanced Scenario 7: Travis and Sylvia Kennedy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 Advanced Scenario 8: Richard Roosevelt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 Advanced Course Retest Questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109 Qualified Experienced Volunteer (QEV) Scenarios and Test Questions 119 QEV Scenario 1: Donna and Becky Butler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . QEV Scenario 2: Clare Ellsworth and Her Parents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . QEV Scenario 3: Genevieve Chabot. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . QEV Scenario 4: Barbara Drake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . QEV Scenario 5: Kenneth and Martha Kemper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . QEV Scenario 6: John Cameron and Amy Camden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . QEV Course Retest Questions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Introduction & Instructions 119 121 124 126 129 139 155 1 Military Course Scenarios and Test Questions Military Scenario 1: Blaine Gill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Military Scenario 2: Will and Holly Clark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Military Scenario 3: Ania Ortiz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Military Scenario 4: Jack and Ana Bryant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Military Scenario 5: Carl and Queenie Stevens. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Military Course Retest Questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . International Course Scenarios and Test Questions International Scenario 1: Todd and Audrey Hilliard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . International Scenario 2: Eric and Tamara Fisher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . International Scenario 3: William Webster. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . International Course Retest Questions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Federal Tax Law Update Test for Circular 230 Professionals Circular 230 Professionals Scenario 1: Herb and Alice Freeman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Circular 230 Professionals Scenario 2: Chloe Carlow. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Circular 230 Professionals Scenario 3: Luther and Lexi Lincoln. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Circular 230 Professionals Scenario 4: Kendall King . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Return Preparation: Siena Spelman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Federal Tax Law Update Retest for Circular 230 Professionals . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2020 VITA/TCE Foreign Student Test for Volunteers Residency Status, Form 8843, and Filing Status. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scenario 1: Lee Satō. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Taxability of Income, ITINs, and Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scenario 2: Li Wei. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scenario 3: Raj Khatri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scenario 4: Haniya Bukhari. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Refunds, Deductions, and the Best Form to Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2020 VITA/TCE Foreign Student Retest for Volunteers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Introduction & Instructions 163 163 164 166 167 168 175 181 181 182 184 191 197 197 198 199 201 204 211 217 218 220 224 225 234 241 248 251 Form 6744 – 2020 VITA/TCE Test Preface Quality Return Process An accurate return is the most important aspect of providing quality service to the taxpayer. It establishes credibility and integrity in the program. Throughout the training material you were introduced to the major components of the VITA/TCE return preparation process, including: • Understanding and applying tax law • Screening and interviewing taxpayers • Using references, resources, and tools • Conducting quality reviews . Introduction & Instructions 3 Test Instructions Special Accommodations If you require special accommodations to complete the test, please advise your instructor, Site Coordinator, or other VITA/TCE volunteer contact immediately. Reference Materials This test is based on the tax law that was in effect when the publication was printed. Use tax year 2020 values for deductions, exemptions, tax, or credits for all answers on the test. Remember to round to the nearest dollar. Test answers have been rounded up or down as directed in the specific instructions on the form. • This is an open book test. You may use your course book and any other reference material you will use as a volunteer. A draft Form 13614-C, Intake/Interview & Quality Review Sheet, is included in the return preparation scenarios. Use this form when completing the tax returns and answering the test questions. Please complete this test on your own. Taking the test in groups or with outside assistance is a disservice to the customers you volunteered to help. Using Tax Preparation Software The Practice Lab is a tax year 2020 tax preparation tool developed to help in the certification process for VITA/TCE volunteers . Go to www.irs.gov and type “Link & Learn Taxes” in the keyword search field. Click on the link to open the website. The link to the Practice Lab is listed under “Additional Resources .” A universal password will be needed to access the Practice Lab . Your instructor, Site Coordinator, or other VITA/TCE volunteer contact will be able to provide you with the universal password . Once you access the Practice Lab, you will need to create an account if you do not already have one . Using prior year software will not generate the correct answers for the 2020 test . When entering Social Security numbers (SSNs) or Employer Identification Numbers (EINs), replace the Xs as directed, or with any four digits of your choice . Use your city, state, and ZIP code when completing any of the forms, unless otherwise indicated . Any question posed by the software not addressed in the interview notes can be answered as you choose . All taxpayer names, SSNs, EINs, and account numbers provided in the scenarios are fictitious. Taking the Test When taking the tests, you may encounter both mini-scenarios and tax preparation scenarios . The mini-scenarios do not require you to prepare a tax return . For each of these, read the interview notes for each scenario carefully and use your training and resource materials to answer the questions after the scenarios . This test is based on the tax law that was in effect when the publication was finalized. The answers for the test and retest are based on 2020 values for deductions, exemptions, tax, and credits . The most current draft copies of forms were used at the time this document was published . The tax preparation scenarios require you to complete a sample tax return . You can use the Practice Lab to prepare the sample returns . Answer the questions following the scenario . 4 Introduction & Instructions You can complete the certification tests online using the Link & Learn Taxes website for immediate scoring . Go to the Link & Learn Taxes e-learning application at www.linklearncertification.com or at www.irs.gov, using keyword search: Link & Learn . If your instructor prefers, you can complete the test answer sheet to be graded by hand . Test Answer Sheet The test scenarios on Link & Learn Taxes are the same as in this booklet. Read each question carefully before entering your answers online. Mark your answers in the test booklet. Use the answer sheet if you are submitting the paper test to your instructor for grading. In that case, make sure your name is at the top of the page and give your Test Answer Sheet and the completed Form 13615, Volunteer Standards of Conduct Agreement to your instructor, Site Coordinator, or other VITA/TCE volunteer contact as directed. Do not submit your entire test booklet unless otherwise directed. The retest questions are all based on the test scenarios. There are mini-scenarios and questions in Basic, Advanced, Military, and International. The Interview Notes for the mini-scenarios are included on the retest pages. To answer the retest questions for return preparation scenarios, refer to the Interview Notes, Intake/Interview & Quality Review Sheet, and the tax return you prepared for the scenario. Test Score Once you submit your responses, Link & Learn Taxes will grade your test, provide you with an immediate score, and allow you to print or save your Form 13615, Volunteer Standards of Conduct Agreement. The system will also provide feedback for any missed questions. If you submit your paper test answer sheet to your instructor, he or she will advise you of your test results. Your signed Volunteer Standards of Conduct Agreement will be maintained by your Site Coordinator or other VITA/TCE volunteer contact. Certification A score of 80% or higher is required for certification. If you do not achieve a score of at least 80%, you should review the subjects you missed or discuss it with your instructor, Site Coordinator, or other VITA/TCE volunteer contact. For most tests, a retest is available. Retest questions are included in this test booklet. Introduction & Instructions 5 Certification Tests 6 Introduction & Instructions Test Answer Sheet Name If you are entering your test answers in Link & Learn Taxes, do not use this answer sheet. Use this only if you are submitting the paper test to your instructor for grading. In that case, record all your answers on this tear-out page. Your instructor will tell you where to send your Test Answer Sheet for grading. Be sure to complete and sign Form 13615, Volunteer Standards of Conduct Agreement. Privacy Act Notice The Privacy Act of 1974 requires that when we ask for information we tell you our legal right to ask for the information, why we are asking for it, and how it will be used. We must also tell you what could happen if we do not receive it, and whether your response is voluntary, required to obtain a benefit, or mandatory. Our legal right to ask for information is 5 U.S.C. 301. Question Answer We are asking for this information to assist us in contacting you relative to your interest and/or participaAdvanced Scenario 1 tion in the IRS volunteer income tax preparation and outreach programs. The information you provide may be furnished to others who coordinate activities and staffing at volunteer return preparation sites or 1. outreach activities. The information may also be used to establish effective controls, send correspondence 2. and recognize volunteers. Your response is voluntary. However, if you do not provide the requested information, the IRS may not be able to use your assistance in these programs. Question Question Answer Standards of Conduct 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Total Answers Correct: Total Questions: 10 Passing Score: 8 of 10 Question Answer Intake/Interview & Quality Review Answer Site Coordinator Tes ...
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