• Often Overlooked Medical Expense Deductions – Avoid taking the easy way

    Often Overlooked Medical Expense Deductions – Avoid taking the easy way

    Because of the paperwork required and the Adjusted Gross Income threshold required prior to taking a medical expense deduction, many taxpayers do not keep track of their medical expenses. This approach could be costing you money. Here are some oft overlooked items. To take your medical expense deduction in 2012 your allowable expenses must exceed 7.5% of your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI). In 2013 and beyond, unless you are 65 or older, this amount goes up to 10% of AGI. So why bother? You might be surprised at how much this expense might be. Here are some tips: Don’t take

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