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Adoption Benefit Plan

Employer reimbursements to you or payments to a third party for qualified adoption expenses are generally tax free up to $12,650 in 2012 ($13,360 in 2011.) The exclusion is phased out if your modified gross income is between $189,710 and 229,710 in 2012 ($185,210 and $225,210 in 2011.)

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