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The NJ Division of Civil Rights has proposed rules readopting portions of the New Jersey Family Leave Act pertaining to adoption. The public is welcome to comment on these rules until April 30, 2021. To learn more about the proposed rules and how to comment, visit: https://www.natlawreview.com/article/new-jersey-division-civil-rights-proposes-to-amend-and-readopt-expiring-family-leave
According to this article, married filers must file a joint return or they lose the ability to claim the Federal Adoption Tax Credit.
As always, you must verify all tax information with your tax professional as the information contained within the linked article or the time after the article posted may have caused the interpretation of the article or the article itself to be inaccurate.
The $14,300 Federal Adoption Tax Credit for 2020 increases in 2021 to $14,440. This is a helpful link to discuss with your tax professional.
As of this posting on Monday, March 16, 2020, it appears Courts in this area may temporarily close for adoption matters.
Your ability to adopt will not be impeded.
I will keep my office open. I will continue communicating through texts, emails, and telephone calls. I am available to both existing client families and also any potential new families considering adoption.
Thank you, and stay safe out there.
Monday, March 16, 2020. 3:16pm
While the Country transitions to social distancing, my office will remain open to anyone seeking assistance with adoption
You may call, email, text, video chat, etc.
I look forward to serving you.
Please stay safe.
My adoption office remains open during these unprecedented times. You may reach out by telephone, email, video, audio, etc.
I look forward to serving you, and stay safe out there!
Monday, March 16, 2020.
During these unprecedented times, I am available by telephone, email, and audio, and video to anyone wishing to talk about adoption.
Thank you, and stay safe out there!
3/16/2020. Monday. 308PM.
In order to serve you during this unprecedented time, I remain always available to anyone considering adoption and current clients via FaceTime, Skype, Telephone, Etc.
Thank you, and stay safe!
Women placing babies for adoption would be eligible for an adoption tax credit if a Republican Candidate for Congress in North Carolina gets his way. According to his question and answer section, the candidate wishes to extend the adoption tax credit to women who are deemed at risk of seeking an abortion but then give birth.
From the website:
What is your top legislative priority if elected?
I have proposed the Birth Mother Adoption Tax Credit. Using the tax code, we would match up mothers at risk of seeking abortions with prospective adoptive parents and extend the adoption tax credit to birth mothers that carry their children to term. Saving innocent human lives is among the few legitimate functions of the federal government.
On February 19, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a new family leave law that may provide benefits to the intended parents of children conceived through gestational carriers.
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