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shontiquia
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Can/ should I claim medical expenses on my state return if I am using the standard deduction for my federal return?

 
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CaraLO
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Can/ should I claim medical expenses on my state return if I am using the standard deduction for my federal return?

No.  Claiming medical expenses would be itemizing deductions.  You can choose to either claim the standard deduction OR itemize (if your TOTAL itemized deductions are greater than the standard deduction).

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