Questions & Answers
Am I eligible for the Ohio Adoption Credit?
You can claim a credit if you legally adopted in 2021 a child who was under age 18 and who is not your stepchild. The credit is the greater of the following per child:
- $1,500, or
- Your adoption-related expenses, up to $10,000.
- Medical care for the birth mother and adopted child related to pregnancy and birth
- Legal fees, guardian ad litem fees, court expenses related to the adoption
- Adoption agency fees
- Certain living expenses incurred by the birth mother during pregnancy, up to $3,000.