Child Tax Credit and Additional Child Tax Credit

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Child Tax Credit and Additional Child Tax Credit

Note that proof of age and residency is required for all the tax credit programs. That checklist is here.

Is your child or other qualifying relative younger than 17 as of December 31st? (You do not qualify for child or additional child tax credit for that child that is 17 or older as on December 31st)
[ ] Yes [ ] No

Is your child your own child, a stepchild, or a foster child placed with you by a court or authorized agency? Or is the person your brother, sister, stepbrother or stepsister or their descendants?
[ ] Yes [ ] No

Did your child or other qualifying relative provide more than half of his or her own financial support during the tax year?
[ ] Yes [ ] No

Are you claiming the child or other qualifying relative as a dependent on your tax return?
[ ] Yes [ ] No

Did your child or other qualifying relative file a joint tax return or filed only to claim a tax refund?
[ ] Yes [ ] No