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Can I Deduct My Medical and Dental Expenses?

This interview will help you determine if your medical and dental expenses are deductible.

Information You'll Need:

  • Filing status
  • Type and amount of expenses paid
  • The year in which the expenses were paid
  • Your adjusted gross income
  • If you were reimbursed or if expenses were paid out of a Health Savings Account or an Archer Medical Savings Account

The tool is designed for use by taxpayers that were U.S. citizens or resident aliens for the entire tax year for which they're inquiring about. If married, the spouse must also have been a U.S. citizen or resident alien for the entire tax year. For information regarding nonresidents or dual-status aliens, please see Publication 519, U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens.

Estimated Completion Time: 15 minutes.

Note: After 15 minutes of inactivity, you'll be forced to start over.


Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 30-Dec-2016