Today TaxMama® hears from KP in the TaxQuips Forum, with this question. “My sister-in-law received a 1099-Misc with an amount in box 6 for medical health care payments for providing care for her husband, a veteran receiving VA benefits. I know the amount is taxable to the federal government, but is it subject to social security […]
Courtesy of the IRS If you are self-employed, the IRS wants you to know about a tax deduction generally available to people who are self-employed. The deduction is for medical, dental or long-term care insurance premiums that self-employed people often pay for themselves, their spouse and their dependents. The insurance can also cover your child […]
The patient receives a letter from the hospital describing what will happen when she arrives. She will be assigned her own personal nurse-advocate. One the nurse’s duties will be to mark the location of the surgery on her body. The other is to ensure that the doctors operate on the correct side or limb – […]
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 […]
The Japanese eat very little fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. On the other hand the French eat a lot of fat and also suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans.
Today TaxMama® hears from Connie in the TaxQuips Forum with an excellent question. “I have a long term care insurance policy that I took out last year. This insurance is to cover you if you are put in a nursing home or other type of care facility; it is not long term disability insurance. I […]
Courtesy of the IRS [TaxMama note: Goodness. This many tax tip is SO limited. It doesn’t include any information about HSAs, Sec 105 plans for hiring your spouse, or health care credits small employers can get for paying health insurance premiums for their employees.] If you’re self-employed and paying for medical, dental or long-term care […]
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.