Adoption Tax Credit Guide

Learn some great tips for claiming your adoption tax credit.

Shelley Skuster February 22, 2018

When a family adopts, they are allowed to claim a tax credit on their income tax return for expenses incurred throughout the adoption process.

Most families will claim the adoption tax credit when the adoption is finalized, but there are also opportunities to claim expenses before finalization.

The adoption tax credit is complex, and it’s recommended that individuals seek professional tax help when looking to claim the tax credit to ensure it’s handled properly.

If you’re interested in domestic infant adoption and would like to speak with an adoption professional about your adoption options, click here.


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Shelley Skuster

Shelley is a former award-winning television journalist who traded in suit coats and red lipstick for a messy bun and yoga pants. She's a freelance writer who stays at home with her three daughters who are all ((gasp)) under the age of three and came to her via adoption and birth. She's the woman behind the blog Shelley Writes, and she can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.

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