Tag Archives: Medicine

Assisted Living

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 […]

Doubling My Income

Today TaxMama® hears from Idlkotr  in the TaxQuips Forum, with a good question.  “I have the opportunity to be an independent contractor. I am an occupational therapist who will be working with disabled children in their home. Thus, a lot of driving. I will be doubling my income. I do not have a clue how […]

Humor and Heart Disease

      Doncha love surveys? There’s always a study costing millions to tell us something we know instinctively. Here’s one you’ll love.

SB 924: The Bill That Ended Physical Therapy Benefits For CA Seniors

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 […]

Food and Wine Budgets

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.  

Famous People in History – If They Had Jewish Mothers

MONA LISA’S JEWISH MOTHER: “After all that money your father and I spent on braces, that’s the biggest smile you can give us?” COLUMBUS’ JEWISH MOTHER: “I don’t care what you’ve discovered. Not a card, not a letter!”

Nursing Home Costs

 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.”  

Making Your Case

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.”

Medical Massages

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, […]

A New Addition To The Family

This is a true story, reprinted with permission. Does this delivery qualify as a dependent this year? You decide. Nagendra’s  account of what happened: I’m sure my wife Allison will have a different story to tell about this delivery but here’s how I saw it. 4am Waking with tremendous abdominal pain. “What the heck is […]