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previous pagePrevious Page: Instructions for Form 8839, Qualified Adoption Expenses - Part III—Employer-Provided Adoption Benefits  Line 19
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Use the chart below to find the amount to enter on line 20.
IF the last year you filed Form 8839 for the child was...THEN enter on line 20 the total of the amounts for the child from that Form 8839...
1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, or 2007 Lines 20 and 24
2000 or 2001 Lines 16 and 20
1998Lines 18 and 22
1997 Line 15
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Special rules apply if the prior year benefits were received in connection with the adoption of a foreign child and the adoption became final in 2008. See Exclusion of prior year benefits on page 3.
previous pagePrevious Page: Instructions for Form 8839, Qualified Adoption Expenses - Part III—Employer-Provided Adoption Benefits  Line 19
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