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Individual Tax Return
Instructions for Form 1040
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Request for Transcript of Tax Return


Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Employers engaged in a trade or business who pay compensation
Installment Agreement Request

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About Publication 972, Child Tax Credit

The purpose of this publication is:

  • To figure the child tax credit you claim on Form 1040, Form 1040A, or Form 1040NR; and
  • To figure the amount of earned income you enter on Schedule 8812 (Form 1040A or 1040), Child Tax Credit.

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