Form 8862 Information To Claim Certain Credits After Disallowance

Form 8862 is completed and attached to your tax return if:

Your earned income credit (EIC), child tax credit (CTC) or additional child tax credit (ACTC), credit for other dependents (ODC), or American opportunity credit (AOTC) was decreased or eliminated for any cause other than a clerical or math error.

You wish to claim the credit(s) and fulfil all of the prerequisites.