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Subject:  Medical expenses - tax benefit Date:  3/6/2011  9:43 AM
Author:  wrjohnston91283 Number:  112600 of 121482

Good Morning All:

I recently had some dental work done, fairly small amount $300 total.

I did not know I would need this work done last fall when I set up my 2011 FSA amounts. My FSA has already been budgeted towards other expected medical expenses, so I can't get reimbursed for the dental work. I have no HSA.

Other than deducting these expenses on Sch A (subject to the 7.5% floor), I don't believe there is any other method to get a tax benefit. Am I correct, or is there something I am missing?

Thanks,

William
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