About Form 3800

You must use Form 3800 if you have more than one of the credits included in the General Business Credit.

If you only have one credit, you Form 3800 is not required.

Credits Not Reported on Form 3800

Three of the general business credits have special tax liability limits and are not reported on Form 3800.

They include:

  • Form 8844: The empowerment zone and renewal community employment credit.
  • Form 6478: The alcohol fuel credit.
  • Section B of Form 8835: The renewable electricity, refined coal, and Indian coal production credit.

File your personal and small business taxes (Schedule C)