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Instructions for Form 8839
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Line 13(p7)

For Use in Tax Year 2013
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Complete the following worksheet to determine if you have an adoption credit carryforward from 2012.
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2012 to 2013 Credit Carryforward Worksheet—Line 13

1.Enter the amount from line 1 of the Credit Limit Worksheet in the 2012 instructions for Form 8839
2.Enter the amount from line 5 of the Credit Limit Worksheet in the 2012 instructions for Form 8839
3.Is line 2 smaller than line 1? 
 No.You have no credit carryforward to 2013. 
 Yes.Subtract line 2 from line 1. Enter this amount on your 2013 Form 8839, line 13. This is your credit carryforward to 2013