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The Different Adoption Costs and How to Adopt Without Going into Debt

As a prospective adoptive parent, you are likely researching various adoption agencies and professionals with one big question in mind: How much will this adoption cost, and will it fall within our budget? Many people say that they would really like to adopt but they automatically think they can’t afford it because the one word… Continue reading The Different Adoption Costs and How to Adopt Without Going into Debt

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Adoption Tax Credit 2014

Its that time of year again and if you haven't already filed your taxes you may want to remember that the Federal government wants to encourage adoptions and established the adoption tax credit.  This generous credit was due to expire in 2012 but the Adoption Tax credit was made permanent under the fiscal cliff tax… Continue reading Adoption Tax Credit 2014

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Tax Benefits for Adoption: The adoption tax credit*

The National Council for Adoption has put together a fabulous article written by Herbert Newell regarding the adoption tax credit.  Since most families are in the process of getting their 2009 taxes done we thought this information would be helpful. "Adoption is a long and often emotionally laborious process. One of the many stressors for… Continue reading Tax Benefits for Adoption: The adoption tax credit*

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Federal Adoption Tax Credit Assists Families With Cost of Adoption

Written and posted with permission by  Mark E. Goldman, Esq. As an adoption attorney, I often am asked whether there are programs that assist families with the cost of adopting a baby.  This question is one of my favorites because unlike other ways of building your family, adoption is substantially subsidized by the federal government. … Continue reading Federal Adoption Tax Credit Assists Families With Cost of Adoption