topic While my husband was ill and on long term disability, we had to send a check each month to his employer for his insurance premium. Can I claim those premiums? in Deductions & credits https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/while-my-husband-was-ill-and-on-long-term-disability-we-had-to-send-a-check-each-month-to-his/01/204155#M26791 Sat, 01 Jun 2019 17:51:29 GMT 25shelleysmith25 2019-06-01T17:51:29Z While my husband was ill and on long term disability, we had to send a check each month to his employer for his insurance premium. Can I claim those premiums? https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/while-my-husband-was-ill-and-on-long-term-disability-we-had-to-send-a-check-each-month-to-his/01/204155#M26791 Sat, 01 Jun 2019 17:51:29 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/while-my-husband-was-ill-and-on-long-term-disability-we-had-to-send-a-check-each-month-to-his/01/204155#M26791 25shelleysmith25 2019-06-01T17:51:29Z Yes, you can include the insurance  premiums as medical e... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/yes-you-can-include-the-insurance-premiums-as-medical-e/01/204160#M26792 <P>Yes, you can include the insurance&nbsp; premiums as medical expenses.&nbsp; <BR /></P><P> </P><P>Please keep in mind the following about deducting your medical expenses, including insurance premiums: </P> <UL> <LI>You don't get the benefit if you are taking the standard deduction.</LI> <LI>If you itemize deductions, you will only be able to take <B>total </B>medical expenses that are <B>greater than</B> <B>7.5%</B> of your adjusted gross income.</LI> </UL> <P>To enter your medical expenses in TurboTax, please follow these steps:</P> <OL> <LI>Click on <B>Federal Taxes</B> &gt; <B>Deductions &amp; Credits&nbsp; </B> </LI> <LI>In the <I>Medical</I> section, click on the <B>Start/Revisit</B><I> </I>box next to<I> Medical Expenses</I>.</LI> <LI><SPAN>If you haven't yet entered any medical expenses, TurboTax will ask you if your total medical expenses exceed a certain number.&nbsp; [That's the 7.5% AGI mentioned above.]&nbsp;&nbsp;<I>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; <BR /></I></SPAN></LI> <LI> <I></I><SPAN>If you think your total medical expenses will exceed that number,&nbsp;click the blue <B>Yes </B>box and continue through the interview, entering the requested information on your medical expenses, including insurance premiums. </SPAN><BR /> </LI> </OL> &nbsp; <P></P><BR /><BR /> Sat, 01 Jun 2019 17:51:29 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/yes-you-can-include-the-insurance-premiums-as-medical-e/01/204160#M26792 IreneS 2019-06-01T17:51:29Z
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