Claiming medical insurance premiuims.

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    ssmason2011posted 6 years ago

    Claiming medical insurance premiuims.

    IF my employer reimbursed me on my paystub for medical insurance premiums but then taxed me on it as income, can I claim it on my 2010 Federal taxes?

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    danthehandymanposted 6 years ago

    No. He taxed you because it is income. The same item cannot be both income and a deduction.
    You may want to talk with your employer, however, and look into cafeteria heath benefit options.
    Here's the irs link describing the options:, … ,00.html#1