IRS Form 1040 Schedule 8812 "Additional Child Tax Credit"

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SCHEDULE 8812
Additional Child Tax Credit
OMB No. 1545-0074
1040
(Form 1040)
2018
1040NR
Attach to Form 1040 or Form 1040NR.
8812
Go to www.irs.gov/Schedule8812 for instructions and the latest
Attachment
Department of the Treasury
47
information.
Sequence No.
Internal Revenue Service (99)
Name(s) shown on return
Your social security number
Part I
All Filers
Caution: If you file Form 2555 or 2555-EZ, stop here; you cannot claim the additional child tax credit.
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If you are required to use the worksheet in Pub. 972, enter the amount from line 10 of the Child Tax Credit
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and Credit for Other Dependents Worksheet in the publication. Otherwise:
1040 filers:
Enter the amount from line 8 of your Child Tax Credit and Credit for Other
Dependents Worksheet (see the instructions for Form 1040, line 12a).
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1040NR filers: Enter the amount from line 8 of your Child Tax Credit and Credit for Other
Dependents Worksheet (see the instructions for Form 1040NR, line 49).
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Enter the amount from Form 1040, line 12a, or Form 1040NR, line 49 .
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Subtract line 2 from line 1. If zero, stop here; you cannot claim this credit .
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Number of qualifying children under 17 with the required social security number:
X $1,400.
Enter the result. If zero, stop here; you cannot claim this credit .
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TIP: The number of children you use for this line is the same as the number of children you used for line 1 of
the Child Tax Credit and Credit for Other Dependents Worksheet.
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Enter the smaller of line 3 or line 4
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Earned income (see separate instructions)
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b Nontaxable combat pay (see separate
instructions)
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Is the amount on line 6a more than $2,500?
No. Leave line 7 blank and enter -0- on line 8.
Yes. Subtract $2,500 from the amount on line 6a. Enter the result .
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Multiply the amount on line 7 by 15% (0.15) and enter the result .
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Next. On line 4, is the amount $4,200 or more?
No. If line 8 is zero, stop here; you cannot claim this credit. Otherwise, skip Part II and enter the
smaller of line 5 or line 8 on line 15.
Yes. If line 8 is equal to or more than line 5, skip Part II and enter the amount from line 5 on line 15.
Otherwise, go to line 9.
Part II
Certain Filers Who Have Three or More Qualifying Children
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Withheld social security, Medicare, and Additional Medicare taxes from
Form(s) W-2, boxes 4 and 6. If married filing jointly, include your spouse’s
amounts with yours. If your employer withheld or you paid Additional
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Medicare Tax or tier 1 RRTA taxes, see separate instructions .
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1040 filers:
Enter the total of the amounts from Schedule 1 (Form
1040), line 27, and Schedule 4 (Form 1040), line 58,
plus any taxes that you identified using code “UT” and
entered on Schedule 4 (Form 1040), line 62.
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1040NR filers: Enter the total of the amounts from Form 1040NR,
lines 27 and 56, plus any taxes that you identified using
code “UT” and entered on line 60.
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Add lines 9 and 10
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1040 filers:
Enter the total of the amounts from Form 1040, line
17a, and Schedule 5 (Form 1040), line 72.
1040NR filers: Enter the amount from Form 1040NR, line 67.
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Subtract line 12 from line 11. If zero or less, enter -0- .
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Enter the larger of line 8 or line 13
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Next, enter the smaller of line 5 or line 14 on line 15.
Part III
Additional Child Tax Credit
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This is your additional child tax credit .
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Enter this amount on
1040
Form 1040, line 17b, or
Form 1040NR, line 64.
1040NR ◀
For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see your tax return instructions.
Cat. No. 59761M
Schedule 8812 (Form 1040) 2018
SCHEDULE 8812
Additional Child Tax Credit
OMB No. 1545-0074
1040
(Form 1040)
2018
1040NR
Attach to Form 1040 or Form 1040NR.
8812
Go to www.irs.gov/Schedule8812 for instructions and the latest
Attachment
Department of the Treasury
47
information.
Sequence No.
Internal Revenue Service (99)
Name(s) shown on return
Your social security number
Part I
All Filers
Caution: If you file Form 2555 or 2555-EZ, stop here; you cannot claim the additional child tax credit.
1
If you are required to use the worksheet in Pub. 972, enter the amount from line 10 of the Child Tax Credit
}
and Credit for Other Dependents Worksheet in the publication. Otherwise:
1040 filers:
Enter the amount from line 8 of your Child Tax Credit and Credit for Other
Dependents Worksheet (see the instructions for Form 1040, line 12a).
1
1040NR filers: Enter the amount from line 8 of your Child Tax Credit and Credit for Other
Dependents Worksheet (see the instructions for Form 1040NR, line 49).
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Enter the amount from Form 1040, line 12a, or Form 1040NR, line 49 .
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3
Subtract line 2 from line 1. If zero, stop here; you cannot claim this credit .
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4
Number of qualifying children under 17 with the required social security number:
X $1,400.
Enter the result. If zero, stop here; you cannot claim this credit .
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TIP: The number of children you use for this line is the same as the number of children you used for line 1 of
the Child Tax Credit and Credit for Other Dependents Worksheet.
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Enter the smaller of line 3 or line 4
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6a
6a
Earned income (see separate instructions)
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b Nontaxable combat pay (see separate
instructions)
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6b
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Is the amount on line 6a more than $2,500?
No. Leave line 7 blank and enter -0- on line 8.
Yes. Subtract $2,500 from the amount on line 6a. Enter the result .
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Multiply the amount on line 7 by 15% (0.15) and enter the result .
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Next. On line 4, is the amount $4,200 or more?
No. If line 8 is zero, stop here; you cannot claim this credit. Otherwise, skip Part II and enter the
smaller of line 5 or line 8 on line 15.
Yes. If line 8 is equal to or more than line 5, skip Part II and enter the amount from line 5 on line 15.
Otherwise, go to line 9.
Part II
Certain Filers Who Have Three or More Qualifying Children
9
Withheld social security, Medicare, and Additional Medicare taxes from
Form(s) W-2, boxes 4 and 6. If married filing jointly, include your spouse’s
amounts with yours. If your employer withheld or you paid Additional
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9
Medicare Tax or tier 1 RRTA taxes, see separate instructions .
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.
.
10
1040 filers:
Enter the total of the amounts from Schedule 1 (Form
1040), line 27, and Schedule 4 (Form 1040), line 58,
plus any taxes that you identified using code “UT” and
entered on Schedule 4 (Form 1040), line 62.
10
1040NR filers: Enter the total of the amounts from Form 1040NR,
lines 27 and 56, plus any taxes that you identified using
code “UT” and entered on line 60.
11
Add lines 9 and 10
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1040 filers:
Enter the total of the amounts from Form 1040, line
17a, and Schedule 5 (Form 1040), line 72.
1040NR filers: Enter the amount from Form 1040NR, line 67.
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Subtract line 12 from line 11. If zero or less, enter -0- .
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Enter the larger of line 8 or line 13
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Next, enter the smaller of line 5 or line 14 on line 15.
Part III
Additional Child Tax Credit
15
This is your additional child tax credit .
15
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.
Enter this amount on
1040
Form 1040, line 17b, or
Form 1040NR, line 64.
1040NR ◀
For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see your tax return instructions.
Cat. No. 59761M
Schedule 8812 (Form 1040) 2018