To Qualify for a Medical Expense Deduction as Taxpayer's Dependent,
To qualify for a medical expense deduction as taxpayer's dependent, a person must be a dependent either at the time the medical services were provided or at the time the expenses were paid. A person generally qualifies as a dependent for purposes of the medical expense deduction if the person:
A) Would qualify as a dependent except for the amount of gross income.
B) Was a foreign student staying briefly at taxpayer's home.
C) Is an unmarried adult child of taxpayer's sibling.
D)Is the unrelated caregiver for taxpayer's elderly parents.
Tyrell, who is 45, had adjusted gross income of $35,000 in 2015. During the year, he incurred and paid the following medical expenses: Tyrell received $600 in 2015 as a reimbursement for a portion of the doctors' fees. If he were to itemize his deductions, what would be his allowable medical expense deduction after the adjusted gross income limitation is taken into account?
During 2015, Carlos paid the following expenses: What is the total amount of medical expenses (before considering the limitation based on adjusted gross income) that would enter into the calculation of itemized deductions on Carlos's 2015 income tax return?
Adrian, an NFL running back, is advised by his physician to install a Jacuzzi in his residence since he is afflicted with a back problem incurred after years of running into linebackers. The cost of installing the Jacuzzi is $6,500. He installs the Jacuzzi in January of 2015, and it increases the value of his residence by $3,500. Disregarding the limitation based on adjusted gross income, how much of the cost of the Jacuzzi may Adrian take into account in determining his medical expense deduction for 2015?