Medical and Dental Expenses: What Can You Deduct?

Man taking medication from caretakerInsurance premiums can be deducted … in part.

By Barry J. Friedman, CPA

Can your clients deduct medical and dental expenses? That’s a complicated question.

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To start with, their deductions must exceed 7.5 percent of their adjusted gross income. And they have to fall into an IRS-approved category.