Tax Expert Noel Spencer: Diapers Medical Deduction


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • Noel Spencer



Is a diaper service a deductible medical expense?


In PLR 8137085, disposable diapers were deductible for taxpayer's 4-year old daughter who had Aicardi syndrome, which left her incontinent as a result. The child was well past the age when diapers would be a normal living expenses, but the expenses were held to be deductible medical expenses. The courts have not ruled specifically on a dementia, Parkinson's or an Alzheimer's patient, seemingly because the IRS hasn't challenged the deduction. Presumably, they are simply denying a deduction for diapers of your typical infant.

Noel Spencer
735 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550
845-220-2080
Ask Noel Spencer a Question
www.spencersfinancial.com




Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Families learn beekeeping and honey-making for the Jewish New Year
— More than 50 children and parents gathered at Rockin’ Mountain Honey in Monroe to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New...
Read more »
Image

Orange County Tourism launches ‘OCNY Craft Beverage Tour’ mobile application
GOSHEN — Exploring Orange County’s many craft beverages locations is easier than ever with the launch of the "OCNY Craft...
Read more »
Image

New aquarium and reptile den opens in Scranton
— Take a moment and close your eyes. Imagine being in the deep surrounded by different species of fish, sharks, stingrays, octopus...
Read more »
Image

‘A Concert for George’ celebrates the music of George Harrison this Saturday
WARWICK — Join The Dark Horses for a tribute to George Harrison this Saturday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. on the Railroad Green.
This is...

Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers



MOST COMMENTED



Find more about Weather in Chester, NY