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Federal Free Printable 2020 Form 8839 for 2021 Federal Qualified Adoption Expenses

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Qualified Adoption Expenses
2020 Form 8839

Form 8839 Qualified Adoption Expenses Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service (99) ▶ OMB No. 1545-0074 2020 ▶ Attach to Form 1040, 1040-SR, or 1040-NR. Go to www.irs.gov/Form8839 for instructions and the latest information. Your social security number Name(s) shown on return Part I Attachment Sequence No. 38 Information About Your Eligible Child or Children—You must complete this part. See instructions for details, including what to do if you need more space. Check if child was— (a) Child’s name 1 First (b) Child’s year of birth (c) (d) born before a child 2003 and with special disabled needs Last (e) a foreign child (g) Check if adoption became final in 2020 or earlier (f) Child’s identifying number Child 1 Child 2 Child 3 Caution: If the child was a foreign child, see Special rules in the instructions for line 1, column (e), before you complete Part II or Part III. If you received employer-provided adoption benefits, complete Part III on the back next. Part II Adoption Credit Child 1 2 3 Maximum adoption credit per child. Enter $14,300 (see instructions) . . . . . . . . . . . . Did you file Form 8839 for a prior year for the same child? No. Enter -0-. Yes. See instructions for the amount to enter. Child 2 Child 3 2 } 3 . 4 4 Subtract line 3 from line 2 5 Qualified adoption expenses (see instructions) . . 5 Caution: Your qualified adoption expenses may not be equal to the adoption expenses you paid in 2020. Enter the smaller of line 4 or line 5 . . . . . . 6 Enter modified adjusted gross income (see instructions) . . . . . . . . . 7 Is line 7 more than $214,520? No. Skip lines 8 and 9, and enter -0- on line 10. Yes. Subtract $214,520 from line 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Divide line 8 by $40,000. Enter the result as a decimal (rounded to at least three places). Do not enter more than 1.000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Multiply each amount on line 6 by line 9 . . . . . 10 Subtract line 10 from line 6 . . . . . . . . . 11 Add the amounts on line 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Credit carryforward, if any, from prior years. See your Adoption Credit Carryforward Worksheet 2019 Form 8839 instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Add lines 12 and 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Enter the amount from line 5 of the Credit Limit Worksheet in the instructions . . . . . . 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 . . . . . . . . . . 9 . in . . . . the . . . 12 Adoption Credit. Enter the smaller of line 14 or line 15 here and on Schedule 3 (Form 1040), line 6. Check box c on that line and enter “8839” in the space next to box c. If line 15 is smaller than line 14, you may have a credit carryforward (see instructions) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see your tax return instructions. Cat. No. 22843L × . 13 14 15 16 Form 8839 (2020) Page 2 Form 8839 (2020) Part III Employer-Provided Adoption Benefits Child 1 17 18 Maximum exclusion per child. Enter $14,300 (see instructions) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Did you receive employer-provided adoption benefits for a prior year for the same child? No. Enter -0-. Yes. See instructions for the amount to enter. } 18 Subtract line 18 from line 17 . 19 20 Employer-provided adoption benefits you received in 2020. This amount should be shown in box 12 of your 2020 Form(s) W-2 with code T . . . . . . 20 . . . . . . 21 Add the amounts on line 20 . 22 Enter the smaller of line 19 or line 20. But if the child was a child with special needs and the adoption became final in 2020, enter the amount from line 19 . 22 Enter modified adjusted gross income (from the worksheet in the instructions) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Is line 23 more than $214,520? No. Skip lines 24 and 25, and enter -0- on line 26. Yes. Subtract $214,520 from line 23 . . . . . . . 24 Divide line 24 by $40,000. Enter the result as a decimal (rounded to at least three places). Do not enter more than 1.000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 24 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Multiply each amount on line 22 by line 25 . . . 26 27 Excluded benefits. Subtract line 26 from line 22 . . 27 28 Add the amounts on line 27 . . 29 Taxable benefits. Is line 28 more than line 21? No. Subtract line 28 from line 21. Also, include this amount, if more than zero, on line 1 of Form 1040 or 1040-SR or line 1a of Form 1040-NR. On the dotted line next to line 1 of Form 1040 or 1040-SR or line 1a of Form 1040-NR, enter “AB.” Yes. Subtract line 21 from line 28. Enter the result as a negative number. Reduce the total you would enter on line 1 of Form 1040 or 1040-SR or line 1a of Form 1040-NR by the amount on Form 8839, line 29. Enter the result on line 1 of Form 1040 or 1040-SR or line 1a of Form 1040-NR. Enter “SNE” on the dotted line next to the entry line. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . × 25 26 . Child 3 17 19 . Child 2 . } . . 21 . . . . . 28 . . . . 29 You may be able to claim the adoption credit in Part II on the front of this form if any of the following apply. TIP • You paid adoption expenses in 2019, those expenses were not fully reimbursed by your employer or otherwise, and the adoption was not final by the end of 2019. • The total adoption expenses you paid in 2020 were not fully reimbursed by your employer or otherwise, and the adoption became final in 2020 or earlier. • You adopted a child with special needs and the adoption became final in 2020. Form 8839 (2020)
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Qualified Adoption Expenses 2015 Form 8839

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