Completing your tax return
On line 313 of your Schedule 1, Federal Tax, enter the amount of eligible adoption expenses related to the adoption of a child who is under 18 years of age. The maximum claim for each child is $15,255.
Reimbursement of an eligible expense - You must reduce your eligible expenses by any reimbursements or other forms of assistance you received.
Filing electronically or filing a paper return
Keep all your documents in case we ask to see them at a later date.
If, at the end of the year, you reside in Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, British Columbia, or Yukon, be sure also to claim the corresponding provincial or territorial non-refundable tax credit to which you are entitled, on line 5833 of your provincial or territorial Form 428.
Forms and publications
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