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.
Other Items You May Find Useful
About Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax
About Publication 501, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information
About Publication 515, Withholding of Tax on Nonresident Aliens and Foreign Entities
About Publication 519, U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens
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