Are the spouse's contributions to an employer-provided health plan eligible for the self employed health insurance deduction for the self employed taxpayer?
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Are the spouse's contributions to an employer-provided health plan eligible for the self employed health insurance deduction for the self employed taxpayer?

The self employed taxpayer and spouse are covered under the plan.

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Are the spouse's contributions to an employer-provided health plan eligible for the self employed health insurance deduction for the self employed taxpayer?

If they are pre-tax deductions, you have already received the tax benefit of paying for the policies and cannot claim them a second time.

However, if they are after-tax deductions, you can claim them as self-employed health insurance to the extent of your business profits.

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