Monthly Archives: January 2013

More Than a Photoshoot: A Look Behind the Scenes

“What’s a studio?” asked 7-year-old Tommy. He was adopted from China two years ago. “It’s a place where we’re going to have our picture taken,” responded a deeper voice, his dad’s, and hand in hand, they walked into a dimly … Continue reading

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Federal Adoption Tax Credit Permanently Extended

If you haven’t heard, this month brought exciting news for adoptive families. In early January, Congress passed the Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, legislation that included a permanent extension of the federal adoption tax credit. The credit, established in 1997 and … Continue reading

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