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caweis70
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Can i claim braces as a deduction?

 
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PaulaM
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Can i claim braces as a deduction?

You can deduct braces along with your other medical expenses, if you itemize on schedule A. 

The total medical expenses will need to exceed 10% (7.5% for those born before 1/2/52) of your AGI to receive a benefit. You can always enter your medical expenses and TurboTax will determine if you meet the thresholds.

What kinds of medical expenses are deductible

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PaulaM
Employee Tax Expert

Can i claim braces as a deduction?

You can deduct braces along with your other medical expenses, if you itemize on schedule A. 

The total medical expenses will need to exceed 10% (7.5% for those born before 1/2/52) of your AGI to receive a benefit. You can always enter your medical expenses and TurboTax will determine if you meet the thresholds.

What kinds of medical expenses are deductible

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**Mark the post that answers your question by clicking on "Mark as Best Answer"

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