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Category: Deductions

Medical and Dental Insurance

If you purchased insurance for medical and dental care and had the premiums deducted from your pay, you cannot claim the amount as a deduction on your return. 

If you purchased insurance for medical and dental care and paid the premiums out of pocket with after-tax dollars, you can claim the amount as a deduction on your return. 

You must reduce the insurance premiums claimed here by any self-employed health insurance deductions.