1040 Exam Prep Module VII: Credits
By Norma Wahnon
Published: December 17, 2011.
Module VII of the 1040 Exam Prep e-Books Series analyses the tax credits for individual taxpayers. Tax credits are one of the components of the Form 1040 formula used to determine the tax due or the refund for a tax period. There are several types of credits that can directly reduce the tax liability. The tax liability minus tax credits equals payable taxes, or tax refund