We have two receipts for educational webinars we did (related to our adoption) and was told I could claim them. If so, where do I claim them?

We also have reciepts for a one day seminar we attended.  Does this qualify as well?

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According to CRA, the following expenses are listed as eligible

  • fees paid to an adoption agency licensed by a provincial or territorial government (an "adoption agency");
  • court costs and legal and administrative expenses related to an adoption order for the child;
  • reasonable and necessary travel and living expenses of the child and the adoptive parents;
  • document translation fees;
  • mandatory fees paid to a foreign institution;
  • mandatory expenses paid for the child's immigration; and
  • any other reasonable expenses related to the adoption required by a provincial or territorial government or an adoption agency licensed by a provincial or territorial government.

If you believe your expenses are eligible, you can claim them in the dependent section (if you are using hte desktop version) or if you are using hte online version, go to deductions > additional dependent info > click yes to the question asking if you want to claim credits (there should be a list and the last is for adoption) > click on edit credit > adoption expenses > and then enter the amounts in the appropriate boxes.

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