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Isn't there a place to type in individual doctors' bills which can ben be totaled? It seems like I must type in the entire sum total of any given deduction?

 
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Isn't there a place to type in individual doctors' bills which can ben be totaled? It seems like I must type in the entire sum total of any given deduction?

Ok  I went through all the screens.  After all the screens asking for totals for each kind  and after it asks for Medical Premiums you will eventually get to a screen asking for more where you can type in each item you want.  So just keep going.  It doesn't matter where or how you enter them.  Only the grand total of all medical goes to schedule A.


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I added a second screen shot showing some entries.  You could enter anything you want.  Maybe subtotal by Month or  by Doctor or by person or list each and every one.  

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Isn't there a place to type in individual doctors' bills which can ben be totaled? It seems like I must type in the entire sum total of any given deduction?

Ok  I went through all the screens.  After all the screens asking for totals for each kind  and after it asks for Medical Premiums you will eventually get to a screen asking for more where you can type in each item you want.  So just keep going.  It doesn't matter where or how you enter them.  Only the grand total of all medical goes to schedule A.


EDT:
I added a second screen shot showing some entries.  You could enter anything you want.  Maybe subtotal by Month or  by Doctor or by person or list each and every one.  

Isn't there a place to type in individual doctors' bills which can ben be totaled? It seems like I must type in the entire sum total of any given deduction?

I personally keep a medical expense spreadsheet throughout the year, and then just add the grand total to TT at tax time.

Isn't there a place to type in individual doctors' bills which can ben be totaled? It seems like I must type in the entire sum total of any given deduction?

The medical expense deduction has to meet a rather large threshold before it can affect your return. The amount of medical expenses that will count toward itemization for someone under 65 is the amount that is OVER 10% of your adjusted gross income; for someone 65 or older it would be the amount over 7.5% of your AGI.  

You should only enter the amount that you paid in 2016—do not include any amounts that were covered by insurance or that are still outstanding.  Of course, your medical expenses plus your other itemized deductions still have to exceed your standard deduction before you will see a difference in your tax due or refund.

To enter your medical expenses go to Federal>Deductions and Credits>Medical>Medical Expenses

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

Isn't there a place to type in individual doctors' bills which can ben be totaled? It seems like I must type in the entire sum total of any given deduction?

This did not answer my question about HOW to enter the individual bills and have the program add them all. How would I get an answer about that? I don't see any place to do any individual addition.

Isn't there a place to type in individual doctors' bills which can ben be totaled? It seems like I must type in the entire sum total of any given deduction?

You do not enter individual doctor bills.  Add them up and enter the total of what YOU paid to the doctors.
**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
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