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Form 8862 Information To Claim Certain Credits After Disallowance is used to claim the Earned Income Credit (EIC) if this credit was previously reduced or disallowed by the IRS, and you now wish to claim the credit on this year's return.

To enter information regarding Form 8862 in the TaxAct program:

  1. From within your TaxAct return (Online or Desktop), click Federal (on smaller devices, click in the top left corner of your screen, then click Federal).
  2. Click the Other Credits dropdown, then click Information to claim certain credits after disallowance.
  3. On the screen titled Claim Certain Credits After Disallowance, click the checkbox next to Earned Income Credit.
  4. On the screen titled EIC After Disallowance - Reason, click Yes.

If you need to delete Form 8862 from your return, go to our Form 8862 - Enter or Delete Form Information FAQ:


Note that any link in the information above is updated each year automatically and will take you to the most recent version of the webpage or document at the time it is accessed.


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