Medical Expenses: Types & Tax Implications


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Medical expenses paid for which of the following people can NOT be deducted from your taxes?

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1. According to the IRS, you can deduct qualified medical expenses that exceed _____ percent of your adjusted gross income.

2. Carl had medical expenses of $2,530 last year. His adjusted gross income is $34,130. How much of his medical expenses can he deduct?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet/quiz will assess what you know about medical expenses and taxes. You'll be quizzed on medical expenses for certain people that can be deducted from your taxes and the percentage that can be deducted from your adjusted gross income.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be responsible for knowing about these areas:

  • Medical expenses deducted from an adjusted gross income of $34,130
  • Qualified medical expenses that can be deducted from taxes
  • Medical purchase that wouldn't qualify as a deductible medical expense

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on medical expenses and taxes, including a medical purchase that wouldn't be qualified as a deductible medical expense
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the percentage of medical expenses that can be deducted from adjusted gross income and medical expenses for certain people that can be deducted from your taxes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of qualified medical expenses that are tax deductible

Additional Learning

For more on the topic, simply review the lesson called Medical Expenses: Types & Tax Implications. The following will be covered:

  • Examples of medical costs
  • Covered expenses
  • Procedures that aren't covered