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Instructions for Form 8839
For use in Preparing 2009 Returns
General InstructionsPurpose of FormDefinitionsEligible ChildQualified Adoption ExpensesEmployer-Provided Adoption BenefitsWho Can Take the Adoption Credit or Exclude Employer-Provided Adoption Benefits?Married Persons Filing Separate ReturnsWhen To Take the Credit or ExclusionSpecific InstructionsPart I—Information About Your Eligible Child or Children Line 1Child 1 or Child 2More Than Two Eligible ChildrenColumn (c)Column (d)Column (e)Column (f)Part II—Adoption Credit  Line 2Line 3Line 5Line 8Line 16Line 18—Credit Carryforward to 2010Part III—Employer-Provided Adoption Benefits  Line 19Line 20Line 26Paperwork Reduction Act Notice.