Look under lodging or transplantation sections, for example. It specifically lists parent (for children) or other person medically needed. If you'll be unable to transport yourself due to the procedure for half the trip, I'd easily see half of your spouse's travel expenses as deductible. Perhaps all are deductible, but I'd recommend you consult a tax expert.
rufflesinc said: SummerSoFar said: rufflesinc said: bluegreenturtle said: Remember also, it's only the amount *above* 7.5% that is deductible... thats also unfortunate
Who is this guy? Anyone who has ever completed their own taxes knows about this. that doesn't make it any less unfortunate Hahaha, good one! It really is unfortunate that the threshold is very high (7.5% or 10% as the case may be).
We do our own taxes but unfortunately don't remember the thresholds from year to year. Besides, it is not uncommon for most deductions to get reversed by AMT, YMMV though.
Lodging would be deductible, if you are seeing a Dr in a hospital setting (which apparently you are). $50 per person, per night, for patient and a companion (so up to $100 per night). Meals en route used to be deductible, but I no longer see that as an option.
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