What health expenses are deductible?

Putman, Eileen
February 2007
Buffalo Law Journal;2/1/2007, Vol. 79 Issue 10, p15
The article presents types of health expenses that qualify as tax-deductible medical expenses. Before medical expenses can be deducted, it must exceed 7.5 percent of adjusted gross income. As permitted by either the Internal Revenue Service or the U.S. Tax Court, costs for elastic hosiery, seeing-eye dogs, stop-smoking and weight-loss programs and lead paint removal are considered tax-deductible.


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