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Adoption Credit - 2012

After 2011, there is a Reduced Adoption credit. For 2012, the total expenses that may be taken as a credit for all tax years with respect to the adoption of a child by the taxpayer will be limited to $12,650 (down from $13,360 for 2011), The credit for the adoption of a special-needs child will also be $12,650 (down from $13,360 for 2011). Furthermore, the adoption credit will no longer be refundable.

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