About Form 1116, Foreign Tax Credit (Individual, Estate, or Trust)


File Form 1116 to claim the foreign tax credit if you are an individual, estate, or trust, and you paid or accrued certain foreign taxes to a foreign country or U.S. possession.

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Use Schedule B (Form 1116) to reconcile your prior year foreign tax carryover with your current year foreign tax carryover.

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Schedule B (Form 1116) PDF
Instructions for Schedule B (Form 1116) PDF

Purpose of Schedule

Use Schedule C (Form 1116) to identify current year foreign tax redeterminations, the years to which they relate, and other information that satisfies your obligation to notify the IRS of foreign tax redeterminations.

Current Revision

Schedule C (Form 1116) PDF 
Instructions for Schedule C (Form 1116)  PDF

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