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Ask A CPA - Medical Expenses

Over -The-Counter Drugs

The cost of over-the-counter medicines and drugs, such as aspirin, cold tablets or other cold remedies are not deductible. Deductible medicine and drugs must be obtained through a prescription by a doctor.

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