What Expenses Are Medical Expenses For Income Tax Purposes And What Are Not?
The definition of medical expenses is the same whether used with respect to determining if you satisfy the hurdles or to determine whether medical expenses are deductible.
Before reading about specific expenses that are and are not considered by the IRS to be medical expenses for tax purposes, we suggest you read:
- A Few Facts About Medical Expense Deductions
- A General Overview Of What Expenses Are Considered To Be Medical Expenses For Tax Purposes
NOTE: For information about the threshold (like a deductible amount) that has to be satisfied before any medical expenses are deductible, click here.