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Recommended by IRS

Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit

The IRS urges people not to overlook the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit. Eligible taxpayers may be able claim it if they paid for someone to care for a child, dependent or spouse.

Information that will help you determine if your child is a qualifying child for the Child Tax Credit.
Information about Schedule 8812 (Form 1040A or 1040), Child Tax Credit, including recent updates, related forms and instructions on how to file.
Publication 972 contains a worksheet to help taxpayers figure their child tax credit if they have three or more children.