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Are Medical Expenses After The Date Of Death Deductible?

If the Estate pays the decedents personal medical expenses within 1 year of the date of death, the expenses can be deducted on the decedent’s final 1040 tax return as itemized deduction subject to the 10% or 10% / 7.5% AGI floor.

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