You cannot take the child tax credit on Form 1040, line 52; Form 1040A, line 35; or Form 1040NR, line 49. You also cannot take the additional child tax credit on Form 1040, line 67; Form 1040A, line 43; or Form 1040NR, line 64. Complete the rest of your Form 1040, Form 1040A, or Form 1040NR.Can I take the additional child tax credit on schedule 8812?
According to the IRS: 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), use Parts II – IV of Schedule 8812 to see if you can take the additional child tax credit.How do I view/download additional child tax credit forms?
Click on the product number in each row to view/download. Click on column heading to sort the list. You may be able to enter information on forms before saving or printing. Instructions for Schedule 8812, Additional Child Tax Credit Schedule 8812 (Form 1040 (SP)), Additional Child Tax Credit (Spanish version)What are the changes to the child tax credit for 2020?
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 brought some big changes to the U.S. tax code. These changes went into effect for the 2018 tax year and apply to 2020 taxes. This new tax plan included the following changes to the CTC: The credit amount (per child) increased from $1,000 to $2,000.