Ask The Taxgirl: Deducting The Cost Of Birth Control

Taxpayer asks: Hi Taxgirl, My health insurance doesn’t cover the cost of my birth control. I am trying to decide between pills and an IUD. Would either or both of them be tax deductible? taxgirl says: You can only deduct qualifying medical expenses for federal income tax purposes. Qualifying medical expenses include the costs of … Read more

Ask the taxgirl: Birth Control Costs

Taxpayer asks: I have a weird question. My insurance doesn’t cover the cost of my birth control pills. Can I deduct them on my taxes? What about other forms of birth control, like condoms? Thanks, Taxgirl says: Wow, I didn’t realize that there were any insurance companies left that didn’t offer coverage for birth control … Read more