Why is rental income counted as investment income and keeping me from getting the child tax credit?
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Why is rental income counted as investment income and keeping me from getting the child tax credit?

 
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Why is rental income counted as investment income and keeping me from getting the child tax credit?

Rental income is not considered earned income for purposes of calculating the Child Tax Credit. Additional details on what is considered earned income are available in the following link. https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p972.pdf

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