I pay a caretaker every month to check in on my ill mother. Is this deductible?
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I pay a caretaker every month to check in on my ill mother. Is this deductible?

 
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I pay a caretaker every month to check in on my ill mother. Is this deductible?

Is your mother your dependent on your tax return?
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I pay a caretaker every month to check in on my ill mother. Is this deductible?

No she isn't
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I pay a caretaker every month to check in on my ill mother. Is this deductible?

Sorry, if your mom is not a dependent on your tax return, then the cost of having a caretaker check up on her is not deductible. It is a great idea, and a responsible thing to do , but not deductible.

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