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Individual Tax Return
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate

 

Request for Transcript of Tax Returns
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Installment Agreement Request
Wage and Tax Statement

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Amend/Fix Return
Apply for Power of Attorney
Apply for an ITIN
Rules Governing Practice before IRS

About Schedule 8812 (Form 1040), Child Tax Credit

Use Part I of this schedule to document that any child for whom you entered an ITIN and for whom you also checked the "if qualifying child for child tax credit" box, is a resident of the United States because the child meets the substantial presence test and is not otherwise treated as a nonresident alien.

Use Parts II–IV of Schedule 8812 to figure the additional child tax credit. The additional child tax credit may give you a refund even if you do not owe any tax.


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All Revisions for Schedule 8812 (Form 1040A or 1040)

Publication 505, Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax

Publication 519, U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens

Publication 525, Taxable and Nontaxable Income

Publication 972, Child Tax Credit

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