What is the form used for? :
- Form 8859 is a tax form that most taxpayers will never use.
- While many first-time home purchasers in D.C. are entitled to a federal tax credit, Form 8859 calculates the amount of carry-forward credit you can use in future years, not the amount of your initial tax credit.
Is the form Supported in our program? Yes
How to access the form: To access the form, you will need to open a 1040 return on the online/desktop and then go to Add Form/Display and type 8859.
Limits to the form: This form cannot be copied.
IRS Publication: https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/about-form-8859