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LordDarkWarrior
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Make COBRA medical insurance payments tax deductible

My employer used to pay my medical insurance premium payments pre tax. Now I switched to COBRA and make payments myself. I switched in Nov 2015. So for Nov and December, I'd like to make the premium payments tax deductible. Can I do that ?
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HollyP
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Make COBRA medical insurance payments tax deductible

Yes, paying medical insurance premiums for COBRA out of pocket is deducible when itemizing on Schedule A. This is reported in Federal Taxes, Deductions & Credits, Other Tax Breaks, Medical Expenses. See the FAQ below for more info. https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/3301457

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HollyP
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Make COBRA medical insurance payments tax deductible

Yes, paying medical insurance premiums for COBRA out of pocket is deducible when itemizing on Schedule A. This is reported in Federal Taxes, Deductions & Credits, Other Tax Breaks, Medical Expenses. See the FAQ below for more info. https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/3301457

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