Internal Revenue Service United States Department of the Treasury
Level Basic Advanced Military International

Itemized Deductions

Medical and Dental Expenses

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Vicky and Chuck file a joint return and claim their two children as dependents. Neither taxpayer is over 65. They have an adjusted gross income of $95,400. Last year the family accumulated $6,620 in unreimbursed medical and dental expenses that included the following:

  • Insulin for Vicky's diabetes ($320)
  • Prescription eyeglasses for the entire family ($1,000)
  • Chuck's smoking-cessation program ($5,300)

The total of Chuck and Vicky's deductible medical expenses is _____.

$6,620
$6,300
$5,620
$0


Vicky and Chuck, who both wear glasses.