Line 11 Worksheet

Line 11 Worksheet

Summary: This is the Line 11 Worksheet used to determine the amount to be entered on line 11 of the Child Tax Credit Worksheet. Before you begin: Complete the Earned Income Worksheet, later, that applies to you. * 1040 filers. Complete lines 58, 66a, and 71 of your return if they apply to you. 1040A filers. Complete line 42a of your return if it applies to you. If you, or your spouse if ling jointly, had more than one employer for 2017 and total wages of over $127,200, figure any excess social security and Tier 1 railroad retirement (RRTA) taxes withheld. See the instructions for Form 1040A, line 46.1040NR filers. Complete lines 56 and 67 of your return if they apply to you.

Caution: Use this worksheet only if you answered Yes on line 11 of the Child Tax Credit Worksheet earlier. The line items to be completed are:

"1. Enter the amount from line 8 of the Child Tax Credit Worksheet ." field
"2. Enter your taxable earned income from the Earned Income Worksheet that applies to you.*" field
3. Is the amount on line 2 more than $3,000?
"No. Leave line 3 blank, enter 0 on line 4, and go to line 5." checkbox
"Yes. Subtract $3,000 from the amount on line 2. Enter the result." checkbox
"4. Multiply the amount on line 3 by 15% (.15) and enter the result." field
5. Is the amount on line 1 of the Child Tax Credit Worksheet $3,000 or more?
"No. If line 4 above is zero, enter the amount from line 1 above on line 12 of this worksheet. Do not complete the rest of this worksheet. Instead, go back to the Child Tax Credit Worksheet and do the following. Enter the amount from line 10 on line 11 and complete lines 12 and 13. Otherwise, leave lines 6 through 9 blank, enter 0 on line 10, and go to line 11." checkbox
"Yes. If line 4 above is equal to or more than line 1 above, leave lines 6 through 9 blank, enter 0 on line 10, and go to line 11. Otherwise, see 1040 Filers, 1040A Filers, and 1040NR Filers later and then go to line 6." checkbox
If married filing jointly, include your spouse's amounts with yours when completing lines 6 and 7.
"6. Enter the total of the following amounts from Form(s) W-2:**" field
  • "Social security taxes from box 4, and"
  • "Medicare taxes from box 6."
  • "Railroad employees, see the bottom of page 7."
"7. 1040 Filers.** Enter the total of any amounts from Form 1040, lines 27 and 58, and any taxes that you identified using code UT and entered on 62. 1040A Filers **. Enter 0. 1040NR Filers. Enter the total of any amount from Form 1040NR**, line 27 and 56, and any taxes that you identified using code UT and entered on line 60." field
"8. Add lines 6 and 7. Enter the total." field
"9. 1040 Filers.** Enter the total of the amounts from Form 1040, line 66a and 71. 1040A Filers.** Enter the total of any amount from Form 1040A, line 42a, and any excess social security and tier 1 RRTA taxes withheld that you entered to the left of Form 1040A, line 46. 1040NR Filers**. Enter the amount from Form 1040NR, line 67." field