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State taxes file free online Index A Archer MSAs, Archer MSAs, Employment taxes. State taxes file free online Assistance (see Tax help) C Contributions to FSA, Contributions to an FSA HRA, Contributions to an HRA HSA, Contributions to an HSA MSA, Contributions to an MSA D Death of HSA holder, Death of HSA Holder MSA holder, Death of the Archer MSA Holder Distributions from FSA, Distributions From an FSA HRA, Distributions From an HRA HSA, Distributions From an HSA MSA, Distributions From an MSA E Employer participation FSA, Employer Participation HRA, Employer Participation HSA, Employer Participation MSA, Employer Participation F Flexible Spending Arrangements Grace Period, Health FSA – grace period. State taxes file free online Flexible spending arrangements, Flexible Spending Arrangements (FSAs), Employer Participation Balance in, Balance in an FSA Contributions to, Contributions to an FSA Distributions from, Distributions From an FSA Qualifying for, Qualifying for an FSA When to contribute, When To Contribute Form 5329, Excess contributions. State taxes file free online , Excess contributions. State taxes file free online 5498–SA, Form 8889. State taxes file free online , Reporting Contributions on Your Return 8853, Additional tax. State taxes file free online , Filing Form 8853 8889, Form 8889. State taxes file free online , Additional tax. State taxes file free online , Filing Form 8889 Free tax services, Free help with your tax return. State taxes file free online H Health plans, high deductible, High deductible health plan (HDHP). State taxes file free online , High deductible health plan (HDHP). State taxes file free online Health reimbursement arrangements, Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs), Employer Participation Balance in, Balance in an HRA Contributions to, Contributions to an HRA Distributions from, Distributions From an HRA Qualifying for, Qualifying for an HRA Health savings accounts, Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), Employment taxes. State taxes file free online Balance in, Balance in an HSA Contributions to, Contributions to an HSA Deemed distributions, Deemed distributions from HSAs. State taxes file free online Distributions from, Distributions From an HSA Last-month rule, Last-month rule. State taxes file free online Partnerships, Reporting Contributions on Your Return Qualifying for, Qualifying for an HSA Rollovers, Rollovers S corporations, Reporting Contributions on Your Return When to contribute, When To Contribute Help (see Tax help) High deductible health plan, High deductible health plan (HDHP). State taxes file free online , High deductible health plan (HDHP). State taxes file free online M Medical expenses, qualified, Qualified medical expenses. State taxes file free online , Qualified medical expenses. State taxes file free online , Qualified medical expenses. State taxes file free online , Qualified medical expenses. State taxes file free online Medical savings accounts, Medical Savings Accounts (MSAs), Medicare Advantage MSAs Balance in, Balance in an Archer MSA Contributions to, Contributions to an MSA Deemed distributions, Deemed distributions from Archer MSAs. State taxes file free online Distributions from, Distributions From an MSA Medicare Advantage MSAs, Medicare Advantage MSAs Qualifying for, Qualifying for an Archer MSA When to contribute, When To Contribute Medicare Advantage MSAs, Medicare Advantage MSAs P Preventive care, High deductible health plan (HDHP). State taxes file free online Publications (see Tax help) Q Qualified HSA funding distribution, Qualified HSA funding distribution. State taxes file free online T Tax help, How To Get Tax Help Testing period Last-month rule, Testing period. State taxes file free online Qualified HSA funding distribution, Funding distribution – testing period. State taxes file free online TTY/TDD information, How To Get Tax Help Prev  Up     Home   More Online Publications
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State taxes file free online Publication 972 - Main Content Table of Contents Child Tax CreditQualifying Child Limits on the Credit Claiming the Credit Earned Income Additional Child Tax Credit How To Get Tax HelpLow Income Taxpayer Clinics Child Tax Credit This credit is for people who have a qualifying child as defined later. State taxes file free online It is in addition to the credit for child and dependent care expenses (on Form 1040, line 48; Form 1040A, line 29; or Form 1040NR, line 46) and the earned income credit (on Form 1040, line 64a; or Form 1040A, line 38a). State taxes file free online The maximum amount you can claim for the credit is $1,000 for each qualifying child. State taxes file free online Qualifying Child A qualifying child for purposes of the child tax credit is a child who: Is your son, daughter, stepchild, foster child, brother, sister, stepbrother, stepsister, or a descendant of any of them (for example, your grandchild, niece, or nephew), Was under age 17 at the end of 2013, Did not provide over half of his or her own support for 2013, Lived with you for more than half of 2013 (see Exceptions to time lived with you , later), Is claimed as a dependent on your return, Does not file a joint return for the year (or files it only as a claim for refund), and Was a U. State taxes file free online S. State taxes file free online citizen, a U. State taxes file free online S. State taxes file free online national, or a U. State taxes file free online S. State taxes file free online resident alien. State taxes file free online For more information, see Publication 519, U. State taxes file free online S. State taxes file free online Tax Guide for Aliens. State taxes file free online If the child was adopted, see Adopted child , later. State taxes file free online For each qualifying child, you must either check the box on Form 1040 or Form 1040A, line 6c, column (4); or Form 1040NR, line 7c, column (4). State taxes file free online Example. State taxes file free online Your 10-year-old nephew lives in Mexico and qualifies as your dependent. State taxes file free online Because he is not a U. State taxes file free online S. State taxes file free online citizen, U. State taxes file free online S. State taxes file free online national, or U. State taxes file free online S. State taxes file free online resident alien, he is not a qualifying child for the child tax credit. State taxes file free online Filers who have certain child dependents with an IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN). State taxes file free online   If you are claiming a child tax credit or additional child tax credit for a child identified on your tax return with an ITIN, you must complete Part I of Schedule 8812 (Form 1040A or 1040). State taxes file free online   Although a child may be your dependent, you may only claim a child tax credit or additional child tax credit for a dependent who is a citizen, national, or resident of the United States. State taxes file free online To be treated as a resident of the United States, a child generally will need to meet the requirements of the substantial presence test. State taxes file free online For more information about the substantial presence test, see Publication 519, U. State taxes file free online S. State taxes file free online Tax Guide for Aliens. State taxes file free online Adopted child. State taxes file free online   An adopted child is always treated as your own child. State taxes file free online An adopted child includes a child lawfully placed with you for legal adoption. State taxes file free online   If you are a U. State taxes file free online S. State taxes file free online citizen or U. State taxes file free online S. State taxes file free online national and your adopted child lived with you all year as a member of your household in 2013, that child meets condition (7) above to be a qualifying child for the child tax credit. State taxes file free online Exceptions to time lived with you. State taxes file free online    A child is considered to have lived with you for more than half of 2013 if the child was born or died in 2013 and your home was this child's home for more than half the time he or she was alive. State taxes file free online Temporary absences by you or the child for special circumstances, such as school, vacation, business, medical care, military service, or detention in a juvenile facility, count as time the child lived with you. State taxes file free online   There are also exceptions for kidnapped children and children of divorced or separated parents. State taxes file free online For details, see the instructions for line 6c in either the Form 1040 or Form 1040A instructions. State taxes file free online Qualifying child of more than one person. State taxes file free online   A special rule applies if your qualifying child is the qualifying child of more than one person. State taxes file free online For details, see the instructions for line 6c in either the Form 1040 or Form 1040A instructions. State taxes file free online Limits on the Credit You must reduce your child tax credit if either (1) or (2) applies. State taxes file free online The amount on Form 1040, line 46; Form 1040A, line 28; or Form 1040NR, line 44, is less than the credit. State taxes file free online If this amount is zero, you cannot take this credit because there is no tax to reduce. State taxes file free online But you may be able to take the additional child tax credit. State taxes file free online See Additional Child Tax Credit, later. State taxes file free online Your modified adjusted gross income (AGI) is more than the amount shown below for your filing status. State taxes file free online Married filing jointly – $110,000. State taxes file free online Single, head of household, or qualifying widow(er) – $75,000. State taxes file free online Married filing separately – $55,000. State taxes file free online Modified AGI. State taxes file free online   For purposes of the child tax credit, your modified AGI is your AGI plus the following amounts that may apply to you. State taxes file free online Any amount excluded from income because of the exclusion of income from Puerto Rico. State taxes file free online On the dotted line next to Form 1040, line 38, enter the amount excluded and identify it as “EPRI. State taxes file free online ” Also attach a copy of any Form(s) 499R-2/W-2PR to your return. State taxes file free online Any amount on line 45 or line 50 of Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income. State taxes file free online Any amount on line 18 of Form 2555-EZ, Foreign Earned Income Exclusion. State taxes file free online Any amount on line 15 of Form 4563, Exclusion of Income for Bona Fide Residents of American Samoa. State taxes file free online   If you do not have any of the above, your modified AGI is the same as your AGI. State taxes file free online AGI. State taxes file free online   Your AGI is the amount on Form 1040, line 38; Form 1040A, line 22; or Form 1040NR, line 37. State taxes file free online Claiming the Credit To claim the child tax credit, you must file Form 1040, Form 1040A, or Form 1040NR. State taxes file free online You cannot claim the child tax credit on Form 1040EZ or Form 1040NR-EZ. State taxes file free online You must provide the name and identification number (usually a social security number) on your tax return for each qualifying child. State taxes file free online Earned Income You will need to figure your earned income using one of the worksheets that appear later in this publication if you are completing the Line 11 Worksheet , later, or Schedule 8812. State taxes file free online Form 1040 or Form 1040NR filers, use the 1040 and 1040NR Filers — Earned Income Worksheet , later, to figure your earned income. State taxes file free online Form 1040A filers, use the 1040A Filers —- Earned Income Worksheet , later. State taxes file free online For this purpose, earned income includes only: Taxable earned income, and Nontaxable combat pay. State taxes file free online Additional Child Tax Credit This credit is for certain individuals who get less than the full amount of the child tax credit. State taxes file free online The additional child tax credit may give you a refund even if you do not owe any tax. State taxes file free online How to claim the additional child tax credit. State taxes file free online   To claim the additional child tax credit, follow the steps below. State taxes file free online Make sure you figured the amount, if any, of your child tax credit. State taxes file free online If you answered “Yes” on line 9 or line 10 of the Child Tax Credit Worksheet in the Form 1040, Form 1040A, or Form 1040NR instructions (or on line 13 of the Child Tax Credit Worksheet in this publication), use Parts II through IV of Schedule 8812 to see if you can take the additional child tax credit. State taxes file free online If you have an additional child tax credit on line 13 of Schedule 8812, carry it to Form 1040, line 65; Form 1040A, line 39; or Form 1040NR, line 63. State taxes file free online Child Tax Credit Worksheet This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. State taxes file free online Please click the link to view the image. State taxes file free online Child tax worksheet - page 1. State taxes file free online Child Tax Credit Worksheet—Continued This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. State taxes file free online Please click the link to view the image. State taxes file free online Child tax worksheet - page 2. State taxes file free online Line 11 Worksheet This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. State taxes file free online Please click the link to view the image. State taxes file free online Line 11 worksheet - page 1. State taxes file free online Line 11 Worksheet—Continued This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. State taxes file free online Please click the link to view the image. State taxes file free online Line 11 worksheet - page 2. State taxes file free online 1040 and 1040NR Filers — Earned Income Worksheet (for line 2 of the Line 11 Worksheet or line 4a of Schedule 8812, Child Tax Credit) Before you begin:    ✓Use this worksheet only if you were sent here from the Line 11 Worksheet earlier in this publication or line  4a of Schedule 8812, Child Tax Credit. State taxes file free online  ✓Disregard community property laws when figuring the amounts to enter on this worksheet. State taxes file free online  ✓If married filing jointly, include your spouse's amounts with yours when completing this worksheet. State taxes file free online     1. State taxes file free online a. State taxes file free online Enter the amount from Form 1040, line 7, or Form 1040NR, line 8 1a. 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State taxes file free online This amount may be shown in box 11 of your Form W-2. State taxes file free online If you received such an amount but box 11 is blank, contact your employer for the amount received as a pension or annuity. State taxes file free online 4c. State taxes file free online       5. State taxes file free online a. State taxes file free online Enter any amount included on line 3 that is also included on Form 2555, line 43, or Form 2555-EZ, line 18. State taxes file free online Do not include any amount that is also included on line 4a, 4b, or 4c above 5a. State taxes file free online             b. State taxes file free online Enter the portion, if any, of the amount from Form 2555, line 44 that you also included on Schedule E in partnership net income or (loss) or deducted on Form 1040, line 27, or Form 1040NR, line 27; Schedule C; Schedule C-EZ; or Schedule F. State taxes file free online 5b. State taxes file free online             c. State taxes file free online Subtract line 5b from line 5a 5c. State taxes file free online       6. State taxes file free online Enter the amount from Form 1040, line 27, or Form 1040NR, line 27 6. State taxes file free online       7. State taxes file free online Add lines 4a through 4c, 5c, and 6 7. State taxes file free online   8. State taxes file free online Subtract line 7 from line 3 8. State taxes file free online       If you were sent here from the Line 11 Worksheet, enter this amount on line 2 of that worksheet. State taxes file free online If you were sent here from Schedule 8812, enter this amount on line 4a of that form. State taxes file free online     *If you have any Schedule K-1 amounts and you are not required to file Schedule SE, complete the appropriate line(s) of Schedule SE, Section A. State taxes file free online Put your name and social security number on Schedule SE and attach it to your return. 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