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 […]
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.
Dear Family, Happy Chanukah! Will you be lighting candles with family and friends today? Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed their Bush Tax Cuts Extender Bill. No point in going into details or doing cartwheels yet. It’s not a law. And it won’t be until the Senate either votes on it and agrees with it […]
[Reprint of an article from Dec. 2004] Finally, a tax advantaged health care program that cuts across all income levels and lifestyles – the new Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) – a real boon for people who pay for their insurance coverage. The HSAs slipped into December 8th The Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act […]