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  • 01:02

    Adoption Tax Credit 2014-2015

    in Parents

    It's time for our annual adoption tax credit show. If you had adoption expenses in 2014, can you get a federal tax credit for them? Is this tax credit applicable to foster care adoption, or international adoption, or infant adoption? Can you claim birth mother expenses. Host Dawn Davenport, Exec. Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support organization, will interview Becky Wilmoth, an Enrolled Agent and Adoption Tax Credit Specialist® at Bills Tax Service, and a frequent speaker on this topic. We also have Josh Kroll, Adoption Tax Credit and Adoption Subsidy Coordinator at the North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC).


     


    Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
     
    Highlights
     
    More Creating a Family resources on the adoption tax credit can be found here.

  • 01:02

    Adoption Tax Credit 2012-2013

    in Parents

    It is tax time again, and adoptive parents have lots of questions about the Adoption Tax Credit for 2013. Our guest experts to talk about this credit are Mark McDermott, adoption attorney and adoption tax credit expert; and Josh Kroll, the adoption tax credit expert at the North American Council on Adoptable Children. adoption, adopting children, adoption tax credit, federal income tax, domestic adoption, adopting a baby, adopting a child, international adoption, adopting from Russia, adopting from foster care, adopting from China, adopting from South Korea, adopting from  Bulgaria

  • 01:03

    Adoption Tax Credit 2013

    in Parents

    The adoption tax credit is a great way to help fund your adoption, though it is often underutilized. Host Dawn Davenport will interview two of the leading experts on this confusing tax credit: Donald Cofsky, President of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys and Josh Kroll, with the North American Council on Adoptable Children. adoption tax credit, adoption tax credit 2013, adoption, foster care adoption, failed adoption, international adoption


    Highlights of this show can be found here:


    Highlights


    For more information on the Adoption Tax Credit, click here.

  • 01:01

    The Refundable Adoption Tax Credit for 2011 and 2012 Taxes

    in Parents

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    Are you eligible for the refundable adoption tax credit for 2011. what changes are planned for 2012 in this tax credit for adoption. Our guests are Mark McDermott, adoption attorney and adoption tax credit expert, Megan Lindsey, Director of Infant Adoption Training Initiative and Assistant Director of Policy for the National Council For Adoption, and Josh Kroll, the adoption tax credit expert at the North American Council on Adoptable Children.

  • 01:18

    It's Tax time, use some of your refund to get your credit fixed.

    in Self Help

    Remember going to college or graduating from high school to receive your first credit card application?  I do, and no one told me that it would Impact my life Forever!  Tonight's call is focused on learning about your credit scores and what affects your credit.  There are so many myths about credit and the misguided information is causing many people to live in fear and not do anything because of their poor credit, until now.  Now there is hope, we are presenting a leader in the credit restoration business who has many years of experience assisting people with their credit!  Get the help you need this tax season, by having your credit repaired.    

  • 01:04

    Special Challenges of Kinship Adoption

    in Parents

    Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Robin Sizemore, Exec. Director of Hopscotch Adoptions, an international adoption agency with an active kinship adoption  program; Lorrin Pekarske an adoption social worker for the Catholic Charities supporting all types of adoptive families, including relative adoptions; and Tim Eirich, an adoption attorney with Grob & Eirich, LLC, specializes in adoption, child welfare cases, and assisted reproduction, and a member of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys. 


    For a discussion of this show, go to our blog tomorrow http://creatingafamily.org/blog/. 


    Creating a Family has many free resources related to this topic on our website at www.CreatingaFamily.org. 


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    Show Highlights: https://creatingafamily.org/adoption-category/special-challenges-of-kinship-adoption/

  • 00:02

    Adoption from an Adoptive Families Perspective

    in Family

    Discussion with Mark Livings an Adoptive Father of two boys.   Mark and his wife adopted both boys from different birthmothers.    Mark provides a unique perspective having worked with multiple agencies and adopted children from different states.    

  • 00:09

    The Pros & Cons of Credit Karma

    in Finance

    Sarae is joined by Melissa Duncan, Personal Finance Coach at mpowered, to weigh the benefits and drawbacks of Credit Karma for consumers.  As a nonprofit Accredited Credit Counselor, she shares her insight and expertise to discuss how consumers can use Credit Karma's services to understand of their credit, and what considerations to keep in mind.

  • 00:19

    The Day| of the | Woman - Women & Their Credit

    in Christianity

    We will be talking about the importance of managing our finances wisely. What is your relationship with money and how is it affecting your life and ministry? We will explore Money Relationships with our special guest, Raquel Hinkson. In addition to being a minister of the gospel, she is also an expert in Credit Restoration.


    Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful. I Cor. 4:2


    Steward - manager of household, treasurer


    So if you have not been trustworthy in handling worldly wealth, who will trust you with true riches? - Luke 16:11

  • 01:07

    Adult Transracial Adoptees Teach Us About Adoption

    in Parents

    Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Rhonda Roorda, author of In Their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption, and an adult transracial adoptee.


    For a discussion of this show, go to our blog tomorrow http://creatingafamily.org/blog/. 


    Creating a Family has many free resources related to this topic on our website. 


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  • 00:30

    Chances are over 90% your tax return is an audit waiting to happen

    in Legal

    Tax returns must match the information the IRS has in every detail of each number. Tax returns must have detailed explanations showing that you know what the law is and how you can defend it the way the IRS requires in an audit. It's not enough just to have your paperwork. You will lose.


    Visit www.taxproblem.org for our free download on how to represent yourself.


    Call Stephanie at 713-774-4467 to discuss your situation with her.


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