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Tax Credit Question

posted Sep 15, 2009, 3:22 PM by Angi Cain Hejduk   [ updated Mar 26, 2012, 1:23 PM ]
Question from an FOA Member:

My husband and I adopted in 2009 and claimed the adoption
tax credit.  A few months ago, the IRS asked for substantiation of our expenses, and we just got a follow-up stating that several of our expenses were disallowed, including birth mother living expenses and all associated legal fees.  We were wondering if anyone else had been through the IRS examination process, and if so, if these expenses were approved or if they otherwise had to go back and forth with the IRS. 

Any feedback regarding whether these expenses were approved and/or how to navigate the process with the IRS would be appreciated.