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Are The Medical Insurance Payments That My Husband'S Former Employer Is Paying For Me As A Surviving Spouse Taxable To Me?

No. The medical insurance payments that your husband's former employer is paying for you as a surviving spouse is not taxable to you. It is considered as atreatment as a continuation of your husband's tax free fringe benefit package.

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