Line 31300 - Adoption expenses
Note: Line 31300 was line 313 before tax year 2019.
You can claim an amount for eligible adoption expenses related to the adoption of a child who is under 18 years of age at the time that the adoption order is issued or recognized by a government in Canada. The maximum claim for each child is $16,255.
You can only claim these incurred expenses in the tax year including the end of the adoption period for the child.
- Are your expenses eligible?
See the list of the adoption expenses you can claim.
- Did your expenses happen during the adoption period?
Determine the adoption period for eligible adoption expenses.
- Completing your tax return
How to calculate and claim adoption expenses.
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