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Individuals abroad and more
EINs and other information

Filing For Individuals

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For you and your family
Standard mileage and other information

Forms and Instructions

Individual Tax Return
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate

 

Request for Transcript of Tax Returns
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Installment Agreement Request
Wage and Tax Statement

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Amend/Fix Return
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Rules Governing Practice before IRS

About Publication 502, Medical and Dental Expenses

This publication explains the itemized deduction for medical and dental expenses that you claim on Schedule A (Form 1040).

  • It discusses what expenses, and whose expenses, you can and cannot include in figuring the deduction.
  • It explains how to treat reimbursements and how to figure the deduction.
  • It also tells you how to report the deduction on your tax return and what to do if you sell medical property or receive damages for a personal injury.

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