I am itemizing my tax return. Do I need to be concerned about medical deduction limits?
When itemizing a tax return, medical deduction limits is generally not an issue for most people. You can deduct the medical expenses that are more than a percentage of your adjusted gross income (AGI). Depending on your age and the tax year, this percentage is either:
- 7.5% of your AGI
- 10% of your AGI
You report medical expenses on Schedule A, and you must itemize to deduct them.
You can deduct medical expenses for disease:
If one of those applies, you can also include the associated costs for:
- Diagnostic services
The expenses must be primarily to improve or prevent a physical or mental deficiency or illness.
Find out if you can e-file multiple state tax returns and learn about reciprocity agreements with help from H&R Block.
Looking for more information about your New York refund? Find out details on how to check your refund status, who to contact, and more from H&R Block.
Find out how many years you have to file an amended tax return. If you have discovered missing information on your return and need to correct it, H&R Block can help.
If you are filing taxes with an itin, you can claim the child tax credit. Learn more with the tax experts at H&R Block.