2016 Child Tax Credit Worksheet—Line 35

Summary: This is the Child Tax Credit Worksheet, used to determine the amount, if any, the taxpayer can claim as the child tax credit, to be entered on Form 1040A, line 35.
  1. To be a qualifying child for the child tax credit, the child must be under age 17 at the end of 2015 and meet all the conditions in Steps 1 through 3 listed in the instructions for line 6c. Make sure you check the box on Form 1040A, line 6c, column (4), for each qualifying child.
  2. If you do not have a qualifying child, you can't claim the child tax credit.
  3. Be sure to see Social security number in the instructions for line 6c. If your qualifying child has an ITIN instead of an SSN, file Schedule 8812.
The line items to be completed are:
TIP. You may be able to take the additional child tax credit on Form 1040A, line 43, if you answered Yes on line 9 or line 10 above.

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