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Tax planning us 1040x 34. Tax planning us 1040x   Child Tax Credit Table of Contents Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Qualifying Child Amount of CreditLimits on the Credit Claiming the Credit Additional Child Tax Credit Completing Schedule 8812 (Form 1040A or 1040)Part I Parts II–IV Introduction The child tax credit is a credit that may reduce your tax by as much as $1,000 for each of your qualifying children. Tax planning us 1040x The additional child tax credit is a credit you may be able to take if you are not able to claim the full amount of the child tax credit. Tax planning us 1040x This chapter explains the following. Tax planning us 1040x Who is a qualifying child. Tax planning us 1040x The amount of the credit. Tax planning us 1040x How to claim the credit. Tax planning us 1040x The child tax credit and the additional child tax credit should not be confused with the child and dependent care credit discussed in chapter 32. Tax planning us 1040x If you have no tax. Tax planning us 1040x   Credits, such as the child tax credit or the credit for child and dependent care expenses, are used to reduce tax. Tax planning us 1040x If your tax on Form 1040, line 46, or Form 1040A, line 28, is zero, do not figure the child tax credit because there is no tax to reduce. Tax planning us 1040x However, you may qualify for the additional child tax credit on line 65 (Form 1040) or line 39 (Form 1040A). Tax planning us 1040x Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 972 Child Tax Credit Form (and Instructions) Schedule 8812 (Form 1040A or 1040) Child Tax Credit W-4 Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate 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. Tax planning us 1040x S. Tax planning us 1040x citizen, a U. Tax planning us 1040x S. Tax planning us 1040x national, or a resident of the United States. Tax planning us 1040x If the child was adopted, see Adopted child , later. Tax planning us 1040x For each qualifying child you must check the box on Form 1040 or Form 1040A, line 6c. Tax planning us 1040x Example 1. Tax planning us 1040x Your son turned 17 on December 30, 2013. Tax planning us 1040x He is a citizen of the United States and you claimed him as a dependent on your return. Tax planning us 1040x He is not a qualifying child for the child tax credit because he was not under age 17 at the end of 2013. Tax planning us 1040x Example 2. Tax planning us 1040x Your daughter turned 8 years old in 2013. Tax planning us 1040x She is not a citizen of the United States, has an ITIN, and lived in Mexico all of 2013. Tax planning us 1040x She is not a qualifying child for the child tax credit because she was not a resident of the United States for 2013. Tax planning us 1040x Filers who have certain child dependents with an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN). Tax planning us 1040x   If you are claiming a child tax credit or additional child tax credit for a child you identified on your tax return with an ITIN instead of an SSN, you must complete Part I of Schedule 8812 (Form 1040A or 1040). Tax planning us 1040x   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. Tax planning us 1040x To be treated as a resident of the United States, a child generally will need to meet the requirements of the substantial presence test. Tax planning us 1040x For more information about the substantial presence test, see Publication 519, U. Tax planning us 1040x S. Tax planning us 1040x Tax Guide for Aliens. Tax planning us 1040x Adopted child. Tax planning us 1040x   An adopted child is always treated as your own child. Tax planning us 1040x An adopted child includes a child lawfully placed with you for legal adoption. Tax planning us 1040x   If you are a U. Tax planning us 1040x S. Tax planning us 1040x citizen or U. Tax planning us 1040x S. Tax planning us 1040x 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. Tax planning us 1040x Exceptions to time lived with you. Tax planning us 1040x   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. Tax planning us 1040x Temporary absences by you or the child for special circumstances, such as for school, vacation, business, medical care, military service, or detention in a juvenile facility, count as time the child lived with you. Tax planning us 1040x   There are also exceptions for kidnapped children and children of divorced or separated parents. Tax planning us 1040x For details, see Residency Test in chapter 3. Tax planning us 1040x Qualifying child of more than one person. Tax planning us 1040x   A special rule applies if your qualifying child is the qualifying child of more than one person. Tax planning us 1040x For details, see Special Rule for Qualifying Child of More Than One Person in chapter 3. Tax planning us 1040x Amount of Credit The maximum amount you can claim for the credit is $1,000 for each qualifying child. Tax planning us 1040x Limits on the Credit You must reduce your child tax credit if either (1) or (2) applies. Tax planning us 1040x The amount on Form 1040, line 46, or Form 1040A, line 28, is less than the credit. Tax planning us 1040x If this amount is zero, you cannot take this credit because there is no tax to reduce. Tax planning us 1040x But you may be able to take the additional child tax credit. Tax planning us 1040x See Additional Child Tax Credit , later. Tax planning us 1040x Your modified adjusted gross income (AGI) is more than the amount shown below for your filing status. Tax planning us 1040x Married filing jointly - $110,000. Tax planning us 1040x Single, head of household, or qualifying widow(er) - $75,000. Tax planning us 1040x Married filing separately - $55,000. Tax planning us 1040x Modified AGI. Tax planning us 1040x   For purposes of the child tax credit, your modified AGI is your AGI plus the following amounts that may apply to you. Tax planning us 1040x Any amount excluded from income because of the exclusion of income from  Puerto Rico. Tax planning us 1040x On the dotted line next to Form 1040, line 38, enter the amount excluded and identify it as “EPRI. Tax planning us 1040x ” Also attach a copy of any Form(s) 499R-2/W-2PR to your return. Tax planning us 1040x Any amount on line 45 or line 50 of Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income. Tax planning us 1040x Any amount on line 18 of Form 2555-EZ, Foreign Earned Income Exclusion. Tax planning us 1040x Any amount on line 15 of Form 4563, Exclusion of Income for Bona Fide Residents of American Samoa. Tax planning us 1040x   If you do not have any of the above, your modified AGI is the same as your AGI. Tax planning us 1040x AGI. Tax planning us 1040x   Your AGI is the amount on Form 1040, line 38, or Form 1040A, line 22. Tax planning us 1040x Claiming the Credit To claim the child tax credit, you must file Form 1040 or Form 1040A. Tax planning us 1040x You cannot claim the child tax credit on Form 1040EZ. Tax planning us 1040x You must provide the name and identification number (usually a social security number) on your tax return for each qualifying child. Tax planning us 1040x If you claim the child tax credit with a child identified by an ITIN, you must also file Schedule 8812. Tax planning us 1040x To figure your credit, first review the Child Tax Credit Worksheet in your Form 1040 or 1040A instructions. Tax planning us 1040x If you are instructed to use Publication 972, you may not use the worksheet in your tax return instructions; instead, you must use Publication 972 to figure the credit. Tax planning us 1040x If you are not instructed to use Publication 972, you may use the Child Tax Credit Worksheet in your Form 1040 or 1040A instructions or Publication 972 to figure the credit. Tax planning us 1040x Additional Child Tax Credit This credit is for certain individuals who get less than the full amount of the child tax credit. Tax planning us 1040x The additional child tax credit may give you a refund even if you do not owe any tax. Tax planning us 1040x How to claim the additional child tax credit. Tax planning us 1040x   To claim the additional child tax credit, follow the steps below. Tax planning us 1040x Make sure you figured the amount, if any, of your child tax credit. Tax planning us 1040x See Claiming the Credit , earlier. Tax planning us 1040x If you answered “Yes” on line 9 or line 10 of the Child Tax Credit Worksheet in the Form 1040 or Form 1040A instructions, or line 13 of the Child Tax Credit Worksheet in Publication 972, use Parts II through IV of Schedule 8812 to see if you can take the additional child tax credit. Tax planning us 1040x If you have an additional child tax credit on line 13 of Schedule 8812, carry it to Form 1040, line 65, or Form 1040A, line 39. Tax planning us 1040x Completing Schedule 8812 (Form 1040A or 1040) Schedule 8812 contains four parts, but can really be thought of as two sections. Tax planning us 1040x Part I is distinct and separate from Parts II–IV. Tax planning us 1040x If all your children are identified by social security numbers or IRS adoption taxpayer identification numbers and you are not claiming the additional child tax credit, you do not need to complete or attach Schedule 8812 to your tax return. Tax planning us 1040x Part I You only need to complete Part I if you are claiming the child tax credit for a child identified by an IRS individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN). Tax planning us 1040x When completing Part I, only answer the questions with regard to children identified by an ITIN; you do not need to complete Part I of Schedule 8812 for any child that is identified by a social security number (SSN) or an IRS adoption taxpayer identification number (ATIN). Tax planning us 1040x If all the children for whom you checked the box in column 4 of line 6c on your Form 1040 or Form 1040A are identified by an SSN or an ATIN, you do not need to complete Part I of Schedule 8812. 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Tax planning us 1040x Publication 3 - Introductory Material Table of Contents What's New Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. Tax planning us 1040x Tax questions. Tax planning us 1040x Useful Items - You may want to see: What's New Earned income credit. Tax planning us 1040x  The maximum income you can earn and still claim the earned income credit has increased. Tax planning us 1040x You may be able to take the earned income credit if you earned less than $46,227 ($51,567 for married filing jointly) if you have three or more qualifying children; $43,038 ($48,378 for married filing jointly) if you have two qualifying children; $37,870 ($43,210 for married filing jointly) if you have one qualifying child; and $14,340 ($19,680 for married filing jointly) if you do not have any qualifying children. Tax planning us 1040x See Earned Income Credit , later, under Credits. Tax planning us 1040x Standard mileage rate. Tax planning us 1040x  The standard mileage rate for the cost of operating your car for business use in 2013 is 56. Tax planning us 1040x 5 cents a mile. Tax planning us 1040x The standard mileage rate for operating your car during 2013 to get medical care or to move is 24 cents a mile. Tax planning us 1040x The standard mileage rate for charitable use of your vehicle is 14 cents a mile. Tax planning us 1040x Filing status for same-sex married couples. Tax planning us 1040x  If you have a same-sex spouse whom you legally married in a state (or foreign country) that recognizes same-sex marriage, you and your spouse generally must use the married filing jointly or married filing separately filing status on your 2013 return, even if you and your spouse now live in a state (or foreign country) that does not recognize same-sex marriage. Tax planning us 1040x See Filing Returns , later. Tax planning us 1040x Reminders Change of address. Tax planning us 1040x  If you change your mailing address, be sure to notify the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) using Form 8822, Change of Address. Tax planning us 1040x Mail it to the Internal Revenue Service Center for your old address. Tax planning us 1040x (Addresses for the Service Centers are on the back of the form. Tax planning us 1040x ) Use Form 8822-B, Change of Address or Responsible Party—Business, if you are changing a business address. Tax planning us 1040x Third party designee. Tax planning us 1040x  You can check the “Yes” box in the Third Party Designee area of your return to authorize the IRS to discuss your return with your preparer, a friend, a family member, or any other person you choose. Tax planning us 1040x This allows the IRS to call the person you identified as your designee to answer any questions that may arise during the processing of your tax return. Tax planning us 1040x It also allows your designee to perform certain actions. Tax planning us 1040x See your income tax instructions for details. Tax planning us 1040x Future developments. Tax planning us 1040x  For the latest information about developments related to Publication 3, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. Tax planning us 1040x irs. Tax planning us 1040x gov/pub3. Tax planning us 1040x Photographs of missing children. Tax planning us 1040x  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Tax planning us 1040x Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Tax planning us 1040x You can help bring these children home by looking at the photographs and calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) if you recognize a child. Tax planning us 1040x Introduction This publication covers the special tax situations of active members of the U. Tax planning us 1040x S. Tax planning us 1040x Armed Forces. Tax planning us 1040x It does not cover military pensions or veterans' benefits or give the basic tax rules that apply to all taxpayers. Tax planning us 1040x For information on military pensions or veterans' benefits, see Publication 525, Taxable and Nontaxable Income. Tax planning us 1040x If you need the basic tax rules or information on another subject not covered here, you can check our other free publications. Tax planning us 1040x See Publication 910, IRS Guide to Free Tax Services, for a list and descriptions of the different tax publications. Tax planning us 1040x For federal tax purposes, the U. Tax planning us 1040x S. Tax planning us 1040x Armed Forces includes commissioned officers, warrant officers, and enlisted personnel in all regular and reserve units under control of the Secretaries of the Defense, Army, Navy, and Air Force. Tax planning us 1040x The U. Tax planning us 1040x S. Tax planning us 1040x Armed Forces also includes the Coast Guard. Tax planning us 1040x It does not include the U. Tax planning us 1040x S. Tax planning us 1040x Merchant Marine or the American Red Cross. Tax planning us 1040x Members serving in an area designated or treated as a combat zone are granted special tax benefits. Tax planning us 1040x In the event an area ceases to be a combat zone, the IRS will do its best to notify you. Tax planning us 1040x Many of the relief provisions will end at that time. Tax planning us 1040x Comments and suggestions. Tax planning us 1040x   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Tax planning us 1040x   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Tax planning us 1040x NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Tax planning us 1040x Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Tax planning us 1040x   You can send your comments from www. Tax planning us 1040x irs. Tax planning us 1040x gov/formspubs. Tax planning us 1040x Click on “More Information” and then on “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications. Tax planning us 1040x ”   Although we cannot respond individually to each comment received, we do appreciate your feedback and will consider your comments as we revise our tax products. Tax planning us 1040x Ordering forms and publications. Tax planning us 1040x   Visit www. Tax planning us 1040x irs. Tax planning us 1040x gov/formspubs to download forms and publications, call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676), or write to the address below and receive a response within 10 days after your request is received. Tax planning us 1040x Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. 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