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Line 11 Worksheet—Continued

Line 11 Worksheet—Continued

Summary: This is the second page of the Line 11 Worksheet. The line items to be completed are:

"10. Subtract line 9 from line 8. If the result is zero or less, enter 0." field
"11. Enter the larger of line 4 or line 10." field
"12. Is the amount on line 11 of this worksheet more than the amount on line 1?" field
"No. Subtract line 11 from line 1. Enter the result." checkbox
"Yes. Enter 0." checkbox
Next, figure the amount of any of the following credits that you are claiming.
  • Mortgage interest credit, Form 8396.
  • Adoption Credit, Form 8839
  • Residential Energy Efficient Property Credit, Form 5695, Part I.
  • District of Columbia first-time homebuyer credit, Form 8859.
Then, go to line 13.
"13. Enter the total of the amounts from Form 8396, line 9; Form 8839, line 16; and Form 5695, line 15; and Form 8859, line 3." field
"14. Enter the amount from line 10 of the Child Tax Credit Worksheet." field
"15. Add lines 13 and 14. Enter the total. Enter this amount on line 11 of the Child Tax Credit Worksheet "field
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 filing jointly, had more than one employer for 2017 and total wages of over $127,200, figure any excess social security and 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.
Railroad employees. Include the following taxes in the total on line 6 of the Line 11 Worksheet. Tier 1 tax withheld from your pay. This tax should be shown in box 14 of your Form(s) W-2 and identified as "Tier 1 tax." If you were an employee representative, 50% of the total Tier 1 tax and Tier 1 Medicare tax you paid for 2017.
*Election to use prior year earned income. You may be able to elect to use your 2016 earned income to figure your ACTC if your 2016 earned income is more than your 2017 earned income and your main home (or the main home of your spouse, if filing jointly) was located in one of the Presidentially declared disaster areas eligible for this relief on the specified date. To determine your 2016 earned income, complete the Earned Income Worksheet that applies to you, using your 2016 tax information.
**Residents of Puerto Rico Only. You may be able to elect to use your 2016 social security taxes to figure your ACTC if (a) your 2016 social security taxes were more than your 2017 social security taxes, (b) you have three or more qualifying children, and (c) your main home (or the main home of your spouse, if filing jointly) was located in one of the Presidentially declared disaster areas eligible for this relief on the specified date. To determine if you qualify for this election, see Pub. 976. If you elected to use your 2016 earned income on line 2, you must use your 2016 social security taxes to complete lines 6 through 10. To determine your 2016 social security taxes, complete lines 6 through 10 using your 2016 tax information.