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If you received employer-provided adoption benefits in a prior year for the same child, enter on line 20 the total of the amounts shown on lines 20 and 24 of the last Form 8839 you filed for the child.
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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 2009. See Exclusion of prior year benefits on page 3.