Federal Free Printable 2016 Form 2441 for 2017 Federal Child and Dependent Care Expenses

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Child and Dependent Care Expenses
2016 Form 2441

Form 2441 Child and Dependent Care Expenses ▶ Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service (99) ▶ 1040 1040A .......... .......... Attach to Form 1040, Form 1040A, or Form 1040NR. OMB No. 1545-0074 ◀ 2441 Information about Form 2441 and its separate instructions is at www.irs.gov/form2441. 1 Attachment Sequence No. 21 Your social security number Name(s) shown on return Part I 2016 1040NR Persons or Organizations Who Provided the Care—You must complete this part. (If you have more than two care providers, see the instructions.) (a) Care provider’s name (b) Address (number, street, apt. no., city, state, and ZIP code) (c) Identifying number (SSN or EIN) (d) Amount paid (see instructions) ▶ Complete only Part II below. No Did you receive dependent care benefits? ▶ Complete Part III on the back next. Yes Caution: If the care was provided in your home, you may owe employment taxes. If you do, you cannot file Form 1040A. For details, see the instructions for Form 1040, line 60a, or Form 1040NR, line 59a. Part II 2 Credit for Child and Dependent Care Expenses Information about your qualifying person(s). If you have more than two qualifying persons, see the instructions. (b) Qualifying person’s social security number (a) Qualifying person’s name Last First 3 Add the amounts in column (c) of line 2. Do not enter more than $3,000 for one qualifying person or $6,000 for two or more persons. If you completed Part III, enter the amount from line 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 5 Enter your earned income. See instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . If married filing jointly, enter your spouse’s earned income (if you or your spouse was a student or was disabled, see the instructions); all others, enter the amount from line 4 . 6 7 Enter the smallest of line 3, 4, or 5 . . . . . . . Enter the amount from Form 1040, line 38; Form 1040A, line 22; or Form 1040NR, line 37 . . . . . 8 9 10 11 . . . . . . . . . . . (c) Qualified expenses you incurred and paid in 2016 for the person listed in column (a) 3 4 5 6 7 Enter on line 8 the decimal amount shown below that applies to the amount on line 7 If line 7 is: But not over Over Decimal amount is If line 7 is: $0—15,000 15,000—17,000 17,000—19,000 19,000—21,000 21,000—23,000 23,000—25,000 25,000—27,000 27,000—29,000 .35 .34 .33 .32 .31 .30 .29 .28 Over But not over $29,000—31,000 31,000—33,000 33,000—35,000 35,000—37,000 37,000—39,000 39,000—41,000 41,000—43,000 43,000—No limit Decimal amount is .27 .26 .25 .24 .23 .22 .21 .20 8 Multiply line 6 by the decimal amount on line 8. If you paid 2015 expenses in 2016, see the instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tax liability limit. Enter the amount from the Credit Limit Worksheet in the instructions. . . . . . . 10 Credit for child and dependent care expenses. Enter the smaller of line 9 or line 10 here and on Form 1040, line 49; Form 1040A, line 31; or Form 1040NR, line 47 . . . . For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see your tax return instructions. X. 9 11 Cat. No. 11862M Form 2441 (2016) Page 2 Form 2441 (2016) Part III Dependent Care Benefits 12 Enter the total amount of dependent care benefits you received in 2016. Amounts you received as an employee should be shown in box 10 of your Form(s) W-2. Do not include amounts reported as wages in box 1 of Form(s) W-2. If you were self-employed or a partner, include amounts you received under a dependent care assistance program from your sole proprietorship or partnership . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Enter the amount, if any, you carried over from 2015 and used in 2016 during the grace period. See instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Enter the amount, if any, you forfeited or carried forward to 2017. See instructions 15 Combine lines 12 through 14. See instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Enter the total amount of qualified expenses incurred in 2016 for the care of the qualifying person(s) . . . 16 17 Enter the smaller of line 15 or 16 . . . . . . . . 18 Enter your earned income. See instructions . . . . 19 Enter the amount shown below that applies to you. • If married filing jointly, enter your spouse’s earned income (if you or your spouse was a student or was disabled, see the instructions for line 5). • If married filing separately, see instructions. } . . . . . . . . . 12 13 14 ( 15 ) 17 18 19 • All others, enter the amount from line 18. 20 Enter the smallest of line 17, 18, or 19 . . . . . . 20 21 Enter $5,000 ($2,500 if married filing separately and you were required to enter your spouse’s earned income on line 19) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 22 Is any amount on line 12 from your sole proprietorship or partnership? (Form 1040A filers go to line 25.) No. Enter -0-. Yes. Enter the amount here . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 23 Subtract line 22 from line 15 . . . . . . . . . 24 Deductible benefits. Enter the smallest of line 20, 21, or 22. Also, include this amount on the appropriate line(s) of your return. See instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 24 25 Excluded benefits. Form 1040 and 1040NR filers: If you checked “No” on line 22, enter the smaller of line 20 or 21. Otherwise, subtract line 24 from the smaller of line 20 or line 21. If zero or less, enter -0-. Form 1040A filers: Enter the smaller of line 20 or line 21 . . 25 26 Taxable benefits. Form 1040 and 1040NR filers: Subtract line 25 from line 23. If zero or less, enter -0-. Also, include this amount on Form 1040, line 7, or Form 1040NR, line 8. On the dotted line next to Form 1040, line 7, or Form 1040NR, line 8, enter “DCB.” Form 1040A filers: Subtract line 25 from line 15. Also, include this amount on Form 1040A, line 7. In the space to the left of line 7, enter “DCB” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 To claim the child and dependent care credit, complete lines 27 through 31 below. 27 Enter $3,000 ($6,000 if two or more qualifying persons) . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Form 1040 and 1040NR filers: Add lines 24 and 25. Form 1040A filers: Enter the amount from line 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Subtract line 28 from line 27. If zero or less, stop. You cannot take the credit. Exception. If you paid 2015 expenses in 2016, see the instructions for line 9 . . . . . 30 Complete line 2 on the front of this form. Do not include in column (c) any benefits shown on line 28 above. Then, add the amounts in column (c) and enter the total here. . . . . 31 Enter the smaller of line 29 or 30. Also, enter this amount on line 3 on the front of this form and complete lines 4 through 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 28 29 30 31 Form 2441 (2016)
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2016 Form 2441

2016 Form 2441

Child and Dependent Care Expenses 2015 Form 2441

2015 Form 2441

Child and Dependent Care Expenses 2014 Form 2441

2014 Form 2441

Child and Dependent Care Expenses 2013 Form 2441

2013 Form 2441

Child and Dependent Care Expenses 2012 Form 2441

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Child and Dependent Care Expenses 2011 Form 2441

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