IRS Issues Guidance on Expanded Adoption Tax Credit

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IRS issues revenue procedures 2010–31 and 2010-35, along with Notice 2010–66, giving guidance on the expanded adoption credit included in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. A draft version of Form 8839, Qualified Adoption Expenses, also was released by IRS. In Rev. Proc. 2010–31, safe harbors are provided for determining the finality of foreign adoptions for purposes of the adoption credit under Section 36C and the exclusion for employer reimbursements under Section 137.