Category Archives: Legislation

Thankful the Adoption Tax Credit Is Recognized As Vital for Families

Knowing that the Adoption Tax Credit has been recognized as a priority for families in current tax reform legislation is something we, at WACAP, are thankful for this week. Continue reading

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Why the Adoption Tax Credit Needs You, Too

Here’s what you can do to remind your members of Congress about how vital the adoption tax credit is for children and families. Continue reading

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The Financial Part of Planning for Your Adoption: The Adoption Tax Credit

Adoption Finance Coach Kelly Ellison answers questions about the adoption tax credit, and shares resources and tips. Continue reading

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Welcoming Our First Child Home From Haiti

Seeing the Need With our vision, “a family for every child,” WACAP has long seen the significant need in Haiti, and the hundreds of thousands of children growing up without certainty or stability, without a family. With the need so … Continue reading

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Family As a Priority for Children First: Raising Your Voice

Ask Your Legislators to Support the Children in Families First Act of 2013 (CHIFF) It goes without saying that, from the moment we welcome our children into our lives, we give them the love and support they need to thrive … 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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