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Child'S Medical Expenses - Child Lives With Divorced Wife

A noncustodial parent does not lose the right to claim the child's medical expenses (health insurance, drs, dentists prescription drugs etc.) as an itemized deduction on IRS Schedule A (subject to the 10% or 7.5% AGI limitation)if both the custodial and noncustodial parent together provide more than half of the support of the child and either had custody for at least six months during the year.

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