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Tax Facts: Special Diet as a Medical Expense

Posted by McDonald & Osborne Posted on Oct 09 2015

Did you know….

According to The Kiplinger Tax Letter’s September issue, the IRS privately ruled that a portion of the cost of a special diet can qualify as a medical expense if the diet is prescribed by a doctor. The deductible expense is equal to the amount by which the cost of the special food exceeds the cost of what you’d normally eat.

Stephen Osborne

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