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I'm doing my taxes now and I want to do the right thing with regard to deducting medical miles.

I've got 599 miles in round trips to doctor's offices and hospitals. But some of those trips involved stopping off someplace on the way home. I know I never stopped anywhere on the way to an appointment because I'm very anal about being on time. And I didn't stop off somewhere on all my return trips. (Obviously I didn't keep track of my stopoffs.)

To arrive at an honest accounting, I figure I can claim 75% of the miles. That's counting all the miles for trips from home to the various docs and half of the return miles. I think I'm erring on the side of caution as DW does most of the shopping and I'm pretty sure I didn't stop somewhere on half of my return trips--but I can't prove it.

75% of miles sound reasonable?

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