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21. Medical and Dental Expenses/Gastos Médicos y Dentales

Form 8885, Health Coverage Tax Credit
Use this form to figure the amount, if any, of your health coverage tax credit (HCTC).

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).

Publication 503, Child and Dependent Care Expenses
This publication explains the tests you must meet to claim the credit for child and dependent care expenses. It explains how to figure and claim the credit.

Publication 535, Business Expenses
This publication discusses common business expenses and explains what is and is not deductible. The chapters cover general rules for deducting business expenses and specific expenses.

Schedule A (Form 1040), Itemized Deductions
Use this schedule to figure your itemized deductions. In most cases, your federal income tax will be less if you take the larger of your itemized deductions or your standard deduction.

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