03/02/2013 12:43 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Gay Couples Can Receive Tax Credit For Adopting Children: Report

Same-sex couples can get nearly $13K for second-parent adoption, but are still denied other benefits.

While legally wed same-sex couples are still not considered to be married by the federal government under the Defense of Marriage Act, which considers marriage as solely a union between a man and a woman, there is a small tax consolation that will be useful during tax time this year.

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