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I have a question about qualified adoption expenses. How
I have a question about qualified adoption expenses. How much do you charge for your service? … read more
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YawxO
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I adopted 2 in 2015 and I did not use all my adoption
I adopted 2 in 2015 and I did not use all my adoption credit. I need to use my carry over money on my 2017 taxes that I had not filed yet. I am confused on how to fill in the 8839 for the carry over … read more
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We have had qualified adoption expenses in the last two
We have had qualified adoption expenses in the last two years, but we have not finalized yet. We deducted some from our 2019 taxes. … read more
Roxanne625
Roxanne625
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My client adopts a girl from Africa 4 years ago whos
Hi Barbara, my client adopts a girl from Africa 4 years ago whos birthdate is 3/15/2001. My program is telling me she needs to be disabled to continue taking her on the return. Is this true?… read more
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Barbara
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I paid for the adoption reversal/vacate for my grandson. Is
I paid for the adoption reversal/vacate for my grandson. Is this something I can put on my taxes? … read more
Lev
Lev
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I was trying to add my adoption tax credit (13,460), but I
I was trying to add my adoption tax credit (13,460), but I only get $868. We have an Income of $45K and we have just adopted 1 child. But have other 3 foster children, can you explain? … read more
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Barbara
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If a taxpayer has an adoption credit carryforward from 2015;
if a taxpayer has an adoption credit carryforward from 2015; one of the eligible child turned 18 in 2015; another eligible child is no longer a dependent of the taxpayer - another family has adopted h… read more
Lev
Lev
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42,097 satisfied customers
If a taxpayer adopts a child with special needs, what credit
If a taxpayer adopts a foster child with special needs, what credit could they qualify for, with or without having paid any qualified adoption expenses? Is the adoption credit only available if the em… read more
Dr. Fiona Chen
Dr. Fiona Chen
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Ph.D.
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I have a client who claimed the adoption credit in 2012. The
I have a client who claimed the adoption credit in 2012. The couple was only able to use $5029 in adoption credit. They had 2 adopted children who were foreign. MY question is, out of the $25,300 avai… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
21,476 satisfied customers
USA Federal Return. Looking for some help making sure i
USA Federal Return. Looking for some help making sure i am doing the correct thing with form 8839 as we adopted 1 of our foster children last year. Also another foster child turned 18 stayed a few wee… read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
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My name isXXXXX i filed a Carry Forward for 5 years
My name isXXXXX i filed a Carry Forward for 5 years starting in 2005. i did the 8839 on all of them from 05 to 2010,i did the adopation credit for my special needs Children. My tax person said Mr. Oba… read more
ezcpa
ezcpa
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Bachelor's Degree
75 satisfied customers
I am told that there are issue with the required documentation
I am told that there are issue with the required documentation for form 8839 adoption credit for the special need's adoption proof. It was my understanding that the supporting documentation required w… read more
Wendy Reed
Wendy Reed
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Master's Degree
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i have a client who in 2008 adopted a child. because of the
i have a client who in 2008 adopted a child. because of the absence of a tax liability, she could not use the adoption credit. with the laws changed, she tells me she can claim that credit this year a… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
42,097 satisfied customers
I have a client that adopted a foreign child from Russia. The
I have a client that adopted a foreign child from Russia. The child is now a US citizen. The combined salaries for both parents are $345,000.00. Is there any credit on form 8839 for the adoption. Tota… read more
CGCPA
CGCPA
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hi In 2009 I adoped a special needs child. However I did
hi In 2009 I adoped a special needs child. However I did not use the adoption tax credit, I had my 2009 taxes amended and carryforward the adoption credit. I am at a loss as to filling out the form 88… read more
RD
RD
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Master's Degree
1,129 satisfied customers
My friends spent $16K on a private adoption and the biological
My friends spent $16K on a private adoption and the biological mother changed her mind after taking the money, which was paid in 2009, and "sold"the child to another couple. Is any part of the money l… read more
Merlo
Merlo
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filed form 8839 adoption credit in 2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,
filed form 8839 adoption credit in 2003,2004,2005,2006,2007, can i still file for 2008 if i have a carryover balance.… read more
Merlo
Merlo
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We adopted a little boy from Guatemala. The final adoption
We adopted a little boy from Guatemala. The final adoption decree is dated 09/26/2008. However, because of delays with getting a new birth certificate and his new passport plus the fact that we are ha… read more
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