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December 2007

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105 Deduction for Inversion Table

I bought an inversion table to alleviate my back pain. This is a table that lets me hang upside down by my ankles. Is the cost of this table a deductible medical expense that qualifies for reimbursement by my section 105 medical plan? (T.D., Portsmouth, N.H.)


Yes. The inversion table has no purpose other than treatment of the back. This meets section 213(d)(1) where the law defines medical care as amounts paid for the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, ... Log in to view full article.

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