From NCFA: As many of you know, the Adoption Tax Credit (ATC) is vulnerable and may be eliminated as part of tax reform – and we need your help to save it. Join us as we work to keep pressure on Congress to save the credit that makes it possible for all families to, Read More

Could you be the perfect family for Seth? Seth* is a sweet 16-month-old little boy who was born full term at 38 weeks, weighing 6.7lbs. He enjoys taking baths, being held and carried, and breaks into a huge grin when playing. He currently lives with a foster family that provides him with the nurturing,, Read More

One of the greatest misconceptions about adoption is that everyone who adopts has thousands of dollars lying around just waiting for somewhere to spend it. Not True! In fact, most families don’t start the adoption process with the full amount they will need to bring a child home. But because of their desire to, Read More

From the North American Council on Adoptable Children: Members of Congress who are working on tax reform indicated that for a provision of the tax code to remain in place it should do one or all of the following three things: (1) grow the economy, (2) make the tax code fairer, and (3) effectively, Read More

From the North American Council on Adoptable Children: We need your help! The Adoption Tax Credit Working Group (ATCWG) has set a goal of obtaining 30 co-sponsors on the Adoption Tax Credit Refundability Bills — S. 1056 and H.R. 2144 in 100 days. Why the urgency? Tax discussions are underway in the House and, Read More

Since its inception, the federal adoption tax credit has played an important role in helping children find forever homes by offsetting some of the costs associated with adoption. This credit not only benefits individuals who adopt domestically, but internationally as well.

Take Action: Lend Your Voice to the Tax Day Advocacy Campaign! Happy Tax Day! Today (April 15th) and throughout the week, join Holt and Voice for Adoption in sending messages to legislators — thanking them for making the adoption tax credit permanent, and also urging them to reinstate the refundable provision of the adoption, Read More

UPDATE FROM THE VOICE FOR ADOPTION: Please note that since VFA’s original notice on the status of the credit (this January) we have learned that for 2013 the amount will be a maximum of $12,970. We also believe the credit does not have a carry forward limitation, like in prior years (previously restricted to, Read More

  Holt International is proud to announce that Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) became a cosponsor of the Making Adoption Affordable Act (S. 3616/H.R. 4373), which prevents the adoption tax credit from expiring on December 31. The legislation, originally introduced by Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA), supports thousands of families who want to adopt, allowing them, Read More

The deadline is approaching… Act now to save the Adoption Tax Credit before December 31, 2012! The outcome will directly affect Holt families. It will also affect children waiting for a family. If this act does not pass, they may not have one. Right now, Members of Congress are in D.C. addressing tax and, Read More