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Am I Eligible for the Child Tax Credit?
Determine if you qualify to claim the Child Tax Credit and the Additional Child Tax Credit.

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Determine if you qualify to claim the Making Work Pay and Government Retiree Credit.

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Determine who may claim the Credit for the Elderly or Disabled.

Am I Eligible to Claim an Education Credit?
Determine if you are eligible for certain educational credits or deductions including the American Opportunity Credit, the Lifetime Learning Credit and the Tuition and Fees Deduction.

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