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Can I deduct expenses for Residential Treatment for one of my dependents?

My 16 year old daughter was at a residential treatment center for 10 months of the year.  Insurance covered none of the cost.  Is this deductable?
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Can I deduct expenses for Residential Treatment for one of my dependents?

Yes, the IRS allows you to deduct those expenses on your tax return as long as you itemize your deductions. Medical expenses are an itemized deduction on Schedule A and are deductible to the extent they exceed 10% of your adjusted gross income (AGI). If you are 65 or over, they are deductible to the extent they exceed 7.5%  

Please click here for more information: https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc502.html

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Can I deduct expenses for Residential Treatment for one of my dependents?

Yes, the IRS allows you to deduct those expenses on your tax return as long as you itemize your deductions. Medical expenses are an itemized deduction on Schedule A and are deductible to the extent they exceed 10% of your adjusted gross income (AGI). If you are 65 or over, they are deductible to the extent they exceed 7.5%  

Please click here for more information: https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc502.html