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An unmarried couple have 2017 expenses relating to an
An unmarried couple have 2017 expenses relating to an unsuccessful adoption. The expenses came from a joint account and both partners were on the adoption paperwork for joint custody. Their expenses e… read more
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My wife and I finalized an adoption of 2 kids in 2018. We
My wife and I finalized an adoption of 2 kids in 2018. We normally file our taxes Married Filing Separately to minimize my student loan payment. I know that if we want to claim the adoption tax credit… read more
Barbara
Barbara
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I finalized the adoption for my son this past year. I am
I finalized the adoption for my son this past year. I am receiving Adoption assistance for him which makes him special needs. Does that mean I can claim the 13,000 adoption credit. … read more
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Chad EA, CDFA®, CFP®
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I have a question about the adoption tax credit. It will be
Hello! I have a question about the adoption tax credit … read more
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Chad EA, CDFA®, CFP®
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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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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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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
Barbara
Barbara
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I have a question about the adoption tax credit. I incurred
I have a question about the adoption tax credit. I incurred qualified adoption expenses in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Firstly, my understanding of this tax credit is that you take the credit 2 years A… read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
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re: adoption credits adoption complete in 2012. of course
re: adoption credits adoption complete in 2012. of course atty fees and court costs are deductible but there were other expenses I need clarification on. Turbotax says travel expenses are deductible i… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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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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Vocational, Technical or Trade School
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Hello I have a tax question. I adopted my two grandchildren
Hello I have a tax question. I adopted my two grandchildren last year on March 19 2012. I had been their appointed guardian since their mother had been murdered, by their father on June 12 2009.I know… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,519 satisfied customers
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 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
32,519 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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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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I would like to file form 8839 again this year for some final
I would like to file form 8839 again this year for some final loose end payments for re-finalizing our daughter's foreign adoption. We filed the large amount in 2007 when the adoption was final and th… read more
Mark D
Mark D
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in june of 2009 i took in my care my neice. i started the adoption
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Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,519 satisfied customers
I adopted my son in 2007. I was able to use part of the adoption
I adopted my son in 2007. I was able to use part of the adoption tax credit for my 2007 tax year. Now my son is eighteen and I have credit left over. Am I still allowed to use the other part of this c… read more
Ed Johnson
Ed Johnson
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Bachelor's Degree
6,994 satisfied customers
We paid $3500 towards an adoption last year, which fell ...
We paid $3500 towards an adoption last year, which fell through. We met a family last week who said they were able to claim that on their taxes and it was considered a "failed adoption," and he was ab… read more
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jgordosea
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