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My sister in destitute and has serious medical problems including dementia, heart surgery, and kidney failure. I had to fly to NJ to help her. Are my expenses deductible?

Can I claim airfare for a family (non-dependent) member?
Or for driving them to medical appts or picking up their Rx's
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My sister in destitute and has serious medical problems including dementia, heart surgery, and kidney failure. I had to fly to NJ to help her. Are my expenses deductible?

So very sorry to hear about your sister's health issues.   You are a kind and helpful sibling.   Sadly, unless your sister is a dependent on your own tax return, none of the expenses you mention are deductible, not even the trips to appointments or to pick up prescriptions.

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