Tax Tip #4 – Change in Allowable Medical Expenses

Tax Tip #4 – Change in Allowable Medical Expenses

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Tax Tip #4 in our Series of Tax Tips….

healthcare and medicine.

A new change came into place in 2010 which affects the medical and dental expenses which can now be claimed for tax purposes. Medical or dental services or related expenses which are provided for purely cosmetic purposes are no longer eligible medical expenses for purposes of the medical expense tax credit, unless the services are necessary for medical or reconstructive purposes.  This is effective for expenses incurred after March 4, 2010.

Has this change affected you in anyway?

 

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Juliet Aurora is the CEO of AIS Solutions and Co-Founder of Kninja Knetwork. Through both of these businesses she fulfills her mission to Educate and Empower those around her. In 2017, her firm was named Intuit's Global Firm of the Future, the first time the title has ever been awarded to any firm outside of the US. She has also has been named as one of the Top 50 Women in Accounting, one of the Top 50 Cloud Accountants and one of the Top 10 Canadian Influencers in the Bookkeeping Industry. Her passion for education is channeled through the Intuit Trainer Writer Network, hosting Kninja Knowledge Webinars and most recently, developing a Cloud Accounting Course for the next generation of accounting professionals.

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