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Subject:  Re: Child Tax Credit Date:  7/14/1999  6:56 PM
Author:  BobCPA Number:  17315 of 123001

I'm sorry, Bob, if I said something wrong or offensive. I was trying to clarify the poster's frustration of having credits he couldn't use and your post seem to infer he could possibly use them.

Ed,
No offense taken. But what I was implying (since it was my reply) is that if he couldn't use the child tax credit to offset income tax, that in some cases he "could" use the unused portion of it in some form to get a refund. Because if the unused child tax credit is $0 the (refundable) additional child tax credit is $0. I didn't go into the details of how to compute the 2 worksheets and additional form 8812 to calcula