1040-US: Additional Child Tax Credit on Schedule 8812

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Question

Who can take the Additional Child Tax Credit on Schedule 8812?

Answer

The Additional Child Tax Credit is a refundable credit for certain individuals who receive less than the otherwise allowable amount of the Child Tax Credit. Schedule 8812 automatically calculates to determine if an additional child tax credit is allowed.

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