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Line 18—Credit Carryforward to 2010


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If Form 8839, line 17, is smaller than line 14, you may have an unused credit to carry forward to the next 5 years or until used, whichever comes first. Use the worksheet on page 5 to figure the amount of your credit carryforward. If you have any unused credit to carry forward to 2010, be sure you keep the worksheet. You will need it to figure your credit for 2010.
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Credit Carryforward Worksheet—Line 18

1.Enter the amount from Form 8839, line 121.            
 Did you use the Credit Carryforward Worksheet in the 2008 Form 8839 instructions?
□ No. Skip lines 2 through 6. Enter the amount from line 1 above on line 7.
□ Yes. Have that worksheet handy and go to line 2.
  
2.Enter any 2004 credit carryforward (line 12 of your 2008 worksheet)2.            
3.Enter any 2005 credit carryforward (line 14 of your 2008 worksheet)3.            
4.Enter any 2006 credit carryforward (line 16 of your 2008 worksheet) 4.            
5.Enter any 2007 credit carryforward (line 18 of your 2008 worksheet)5.            
6.Enter any 2008 credit carryforward (line 20 of your 2008 worksheet)6.            
7.Add lines 1 through 67.            
8.Enter the amount from Form 8839, line 188.            
9. Subtract line 8 from line 79.            
 Did you enter an amount on line 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 above?
□ No. Enter the amount from line 9 on lines 20 and 23 below; skip all the other lines.
□ Yes. Continue to line 10.
  
10.Subtract line 8 from line 2. If zero or less, enter -0-10.            
11.Subtract line 2 from line 8. If zero or less, enter -0-11.            
12.2005 credit carryforward to 2010. Subtract line 11 from line 3. If zero or less, enter -0- 12.            
13.Subtract line 3 from line 11. If zero or less, enter -0-13.            
14.2006 credit carryforward to 2010. Subtract line 13 from line 4. If zero or less, enter -0- 14.            
15.Subtract line 4 from line 13. If zero or less, enter -0-15.            
16.2007 credit carryforward to 2010. Subtract line 15 from line 5. If zero or less, enter -0- 16.            
17.Subtract line 5 from line 15. If zero or less, enter -0-17.            
18.2008 credit carryforward to 2010. Subtract line 17 from line 6. If zero or less, enter -0- 18.            
19.Add lines 10, 12, 14, 16, and 1819.            
20.2009 credit carryforward to 2010. Subtract line 19 from line 9. If zero or less, enter -0- 20.            
21.Add lines 19 and 2021.            
22.Enter the amount from line 1022.            
23.Total credit carryforward to 2010. Subtract line 22 from line 21 23.            
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