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Instructions for Form 8839
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Line 14(p7)

rule
If you received employer-provided adoption benefits in a prior year for the same child, enter on line 14 the total of the amounts shown on lines 14 and 18 (or corresponding lines) of the last Form 8839 you filed for the child.
caution
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 2011. See Exclusion of prior year benefits, earlier.