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I've been reading up on taxes (using the IRS pubs and the Kiplinger books) and I have a question about medical mileage.

And I'll admit, part of this is just flat-out anal to see what happens dollar wise etc. Plus, it's a really cool way to avoid working on my syllabus for classes that start Monday :)

I have 2 maintenance prescriptions that I take daily, so I have to run to the pharmacy every month to get them. Is that mileage deductable? (I mean, if mileage to your dr's office is deductible, why wouldn't RX mileage?)

I know that medical expenses have to be above 7.5% of AGI, etc. etc. but I've also come to the realization that --hey! pennies add up! (My charitable mileage (all documented, thank you very much) is currently at 180 dollars and I'm only into August on my calendar.) So now, I'm curious to see if medical miles might be worth tracking for me.

tia.

bleplatt

ps--I'm having a blast looking to see what is and isn't deductible. I'm having a great time with it. (Does that make me wierd?)
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