Today TaxMama® hears from Hollie in the TaxQuips Forum, with this concern. “My husband had to go to an assisted living facility (following hospital and skilled nursing stays) and I understand the nursing portion of his assisted living monthly fee is a tax deductible expense. When I asked the administrator of his assisted living facility (run […]
Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service WASHINGTON — For tax year 2013, the Internal Revenue Service announced today annual inflation adjustments for more than two dozen tax provisions.
This is a plea from Chris Reed, who is asking for your help. Family, Friends, Current and Former Patients, Many of you know that I have become heavily involved in the politics of my profession. I am writing to ask your help. We are fighting for our profession right now. I have attached a letter […]
Today TaxMama® hears from Debra in the TaxQuips Forum with this common issue. “I work part-time as a bookkeeper for various clients after my full-time job. I report this income on Schedule C. My husband is retired and pays for his own individual medical plan, himself. We file as married jointly. Do his insurance premiums […]
Courtesy of the IRS If you, your spouse or dependents had significant medical or dental costs in 2011, you may be able to deduct those expenses when you file your tax return. Here are eight things the IRS wants you to know about medical and dental expenses and other benefits.
Today TaxMama hears from Susan in the TaxQuips Forum with an ever more common situation. “My dad (age 88) is in a nursing home because my mom can no longer care for him. I wanted to know which nursing home expenses are considered medical expenses.”
See, this is how you win audits, court cases and suits. It’s all about how you present your case. A nice, calm and respectable lady went into the pharmacy, walked up to the pharmacist, looked straight into his eyes, and said, “I’d like to buy some cyanide.”
Today TaxMama hears from Angela in the TaxQuips Forum, who wants to do this. “I’m trying to maximize my deductions and this is the first time I’m able to use medical deductions. My husband is unemployed and has high co-pays and COBRA payments. When I was reading the IRS info on what can be deducted, […]
Recently a friend told me that she is paying more for her share of the company’s health insurance. Several others have had the same complaint. We all through Obama’s Health Care plan would reduce our costs, based on the concept of ‘economies of scale.“ Well then, the best way to keep our medical costs low is to stay […]
New Jobs Act brings tax benefits (9-23-2010) On September 23, the House passed the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (H.R. 5297). It is expected to be signed by the President. Among its provisions: