Features April 2003 Issue

Arthritis And Your Income Tax

Many expenses attributable to arthritis are deductible. But accurate record-keeping is a must.

With the tax deadline right around the corner, it pays to know, as an arthritis sufferer, just what medical expenses attributable to the disease Uncle Sam will allow you to deduct.

Allowable Expenses

First, a deductible medical expense is any cost of diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of a specific disease or any treatment that affects a part or function of the body.

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