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Psychiatric, Psychoanalysis Or Psychologist Payments

You can deduct as a medical itemized deduction subject to the 10% / 7.5% limitation the costs you paid for Psychiatric, Psychoanalysis or Psychologist for medical care. You cannot include payments for Psychoanalysis that is part of required training to be a Psychoanalyst.

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