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What Is IRS Publication 502?
If you itemize your deductions and anticipate including some of your medical and dental expenses, then IRS Publication 502, "Medical and Dental Expenses," can help you determine which expenses qualify in the current tax year. After you total all of your deductible medical and dental bills, you can deduct only the portion that exceeds 7.5 percent of your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI). Read more…

What Is the IRS Form 8889?
Before you can deduct your contributions to a health savings account (HSA), you must prepare IRS Form 8889. Read more…

Tax Deductible Pregnancy Medical Expenses
The costs related to pregnancy and child birth can add up quickly. If you itemize deductions, the IRS allows you to deduct part of these costs. Read more…

Tax Deductions for Diabetes
The IRS allows you to claim a tax deduction for many of the expenses you incur to diagnose, monitor and treat diabetes. Read more…

What Is IRS Form 1099-SA: Distributions from an HSA, Archer MSA, or Medicare Advantage MSA?
When you use the funds from a Health Savings Account (HSA), or a medical savings account (MSA) such as an Archer MSA or Medicare MSA, the institution that administers the account must report all distributions on Form 1099-SA. Read more…


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