Instructions for Form 8839 - Introductory Material

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What's New

2015 maximum credit.   The maximum credit and the exclusion for employer-provided benefits are both $13,400 per eligible child in 2015. This amount begins to phase out if you have modified adjusted gross income in excess of $201,010 and is completely phased out for modified adjusted gross income of $241,010 or more.

Future Developments

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