Federal Carryforward of the District of Columbia First-Time Homebuyer Credit
Extracted from PDF file 2018-federal-form-8859.pdf, last modified November 2018
Carryforward of the District of Columbia First-Time Homebuyer CreditForm 8859 Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Carryforward of the District of Columbia First-Time Homebuyer Credit ▶ Go OMB No. 1545-0074 2018 to www.irs.gov/Form8859 for the latest information. ▶ Attach to Form 1040 or Form 1040NR. Attachment Sequence No. 106 Your social security number Name(s) shown on return Before you begin, figure the amounts of any of the following credits you are claiming: Adoption credit, mortgage interest credit, alternative motor vehicle credit, qualified plug-in electric drive motor vehicle credit, and credit for the elderly or the disabled. 1 2 Credit carryforward from 2017. Enter the amount from line 4 of your 2017 Form 8859 . . . . Limitation based on tax liability. Enter the amount from the Tax Liability Limit Worksheet in the instructions below . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Current year credit. Enter the smaller of line 1 or line 2. Also include this amount on Schedule 3 (Form 1040), line 54; or Form 1040NR, line 51. Check box c on that line and enter “8859” in the space next to that box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Credit carryforward to 2019. Subtract line 3 from line 1 . 4 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 General Instructions Tax Liability Limit Worksheet—Line 2 Purpose of Form 1. Enter the amount from Form 1040, line 11; or Form 1040NR, line 45 . Use Form 8859 to claim a carryforward of the District of Columbia first-time homebuyer credit from 2017. ! ▲ CAUTION You may claim only a carryforward of any unused credit (which is shown on your prior year Form 8859, line 4). The original credit amount was the smaller of: • $5,000 ($2,500 if married filing separately), or • The purchase price of the home. The credit was phased out when your modified adjusted gross income (AGI) was greater than $70,000 ($110,000 if married filing jointly). No credit was allowed if your modified AGI was greater than or equal to $90,000 ($130,000 if married filing jointly). Specific Instructions Line 2 Complete the following worksheet to determine the amount to enter on line 2 of Form 8859. 1. 2. Form 1040 filers: Enter the total of any amounts from Schedule 3 (Form 1040), lines 48 through 51; line 14 of the Line 14 Worksheet in Pub. 972*; Form 5695, line 30**; Form 8396, line 9; Form 8839, line 16; Form 8910, line 15; Form 8936, line 23; and Schedule R (Form 1040), line 22. Form 1040NR filers: Enter the total of the amounts from Form 1040NR, lines 46 through 48; line 14 of the Line 14 Worksheet in Pub. 972*; Form 5695, line 30**; Form 8396, line 9; Form 8839, line 16; Form 8910, line 15; and Form 8936, line 23 . . . 2. 3. Subtract line 2 from line 1. Enter this amount on Form 8859, line 2. If zero or less, enter -0- here and on Form 8859, lines 2 and 3 . . . . . . 3. *If you are filing Form 2555 or Form 2555-EZ, enter instead the amount, if any, from line 16 of the Child Tax Credit and Credit for Other Dependents Worksheet in Pub. 972. If you are not claiming the child tax credit, you do not need Pub. 972. **If applicable. Line 4 You can carry forward any unused credit shown on line 4 until you have used all of it. You cannot carry the unused credit back to prior years. For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see your tax return instructions. Cat. No. 24779G Form 8859 (2018)
2018 Form 8859
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We last updated the Carryforward of the District of Columbia First-Time Homebuyer Credit in February 2019, and the latest form we have available is for tax year 2018. This means that we don't yet have the updated form for the current tax year. Please check this page regularly, as we will post the updated form as soon as it is released by the Federal Internal Revenue Service. You can print other Federal tax forms here.
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The Internal Revenue Service usually releases income tax forms for the current tax year between October and January, although changes to some forms can come even later. We last updated Federal Form 8859 from the Internal Revenue Service in February 2019.
Form 8859 is a Federal Other form. States often have dozens of even hundreds of various tax credits, which, unlike deductions, provide a dollar-for-dollar reduction of tax liability. Some common tax credits apply to many taxpayers, while others only apply to extremely specific situations. In most cases, you will have to provide evidence to show that you are eligible for the tax credit, and calculate the amount of the credit to which you are entitled.
Historical Past-Year Versions of Federal Form 8859
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2011 Form 8859
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