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Child Tax Credit

Additional Child Tax Credit

Calculating the Credit

Use Schedule 8812 to calculate the additional child tax credit. The credit will appear on the additional child tax credit line of the Payment section of the electronic Form 1040.

Tip

Taxpayers must use Part I to document each child for whom an IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) was entered on the return.

Top of Schedule 8812, Child Tax Credit.