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bjohnson00329
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Does the DoD have a program to reimburse adoption expenses? Is so, can I still claim the expenses?

 
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JulieH1
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Does the DoD have a program to reimburse adoption expenses? Is so, can I still claim the expenses?

Yes.

The DOD does have a program for which you can be reimbursed for adoption expenses.  The military information is on DFAS's website.  You can only be paid after the adoption is final.

https://www.dfas.mil/militarymembers/payentitlements/adoptionreimbursement.html

You are not able to deduct any adoption expenses that were reimbursed by your employer.

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JulieH1
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Does the DoD have a program to reimburse adoption expenses? Is so, can I still claim the expenses?

Yes.

The DOD does have a program for which you can be reimbursed for adoption expenses.  The military information is on DFAS's website.  You can only be paid after the adoption is final.

https://www.dfas.mil/militarymembers/payentitlements/adoptionreimbursement.html

You are not able to deduct any adoption expenses that were reimbursed by your employer.

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