Child Tax Credit and Credit for Other Dependents Worksheet—Continued

Child Tax Credit and Credit for Other Dependents Worksheet—Continued

Summary: This is the second page of the Child Tax Credit and Credit for Other Dependents Worksheet to determine the amount of child tax credit and credit for other dependents the taxpayer can claim. The line items to be completed are:

Under"Part 2":
"11. Enter the amount from Form 1040, line 11, or Form 1040NR, line 45." field
"12. Add the following amounts: Schedule 3 (Form 1040), lines 48 through 51, or Form 1040NR, lines 46 through 48; and ; Form 8910, line 15; Form 5695, line 30; Form 8936, line 23; and Schedule R, line 22." field
"13. Subtract line 12 from line 11. Enter the result." field
14. Are you claiming any of the following credits?
  • Mortgage interest credit, Form 8396.
  • Residential energy efficient property credit, Form 5695, Part I.
  • District of Columbia first-time homebuyer credit, Form 8859.
"No. Checkbox. Enter 0."
"Yes. Checkbox. If you are filing Form 2555 or 2555-EZ, enter 0. Otherwise, complete the Line 14 Worksheet, later, to figure the amount to enter here."
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"15. Subtract line 14 from line 13. Enter the result." field
16. Is the amount on line 10 of this worksheet more than the amount on line 15?
"No. Enter the amount from line 10. This is your child tax credit and credit for other dependents. Enter this amount on Form 1040, line 12a or Form 1040NR, line 49." checkbox
"Yes. Enter the amount from line 15. See the TIP below. This is your child tax credit and credit for other dependents. Enter this amount on Form 1040, line 12a, or Form 1040NR, line 49." checkbox
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TIP: You may be able to take the additional child tax credit on form 1040, line 17a or Form 1040NR, line 64, only if you answered Yes on line 16 and line 1 is more than zero.
  • First, complete your Form 1040 through line 17a (also complete Schedule 5 (Form 1040), line 72) or Form 1040NR through line 63 (also complete line 67).
  • Then, use Schedule 8812 to figure any additional child tax credit.